Aug 24th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
Brigitte departs Europe with no regrets; she lived her year there to the fullest and returns with a clearer eye and a fuller heart.
Aug 10th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
An au pair can't be all work and no play. Brigitte samples her fair share of Germany's nightlife and falls in love with fashion, wine and even techno music.
Jul 27th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
Summers in Germany are full of life and leisure, good food and drinks, and all in the company of truly wonderful people.
Jul 13th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
A letter from my Great Uncle Fritz sent me on a journey along the Rhine River, deepening my appreciation for family and my German heritage.
Jun 29th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
What’s the benefit of dealing with another family's dirty laundry (literally) five days a week? Easy: travel. I want to see the world.
Jun 15th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
After ten months, I am head over heels in love with Germany,but Milwaukee has crept back into my heart and I don’t think it is going anywhere.
Jun 1st, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
If there was just one thing that I share about my time in Germany, it would have to be the celebration of Christmas. They say it's the most magical time of the year and for Deutschland, it really is.
May 18th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
Key things to remember when preparing Thanksgiving dinner for 23 overseas: stay positive and learn how to make a killer loaf of bread
May 4th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
The first duty as an au pair: furnish the house. All three stories of it, kids in tow. You know how to drive stick, right?
Apr 20th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
As exciting as a new life overseas sounds, our au pair quickly realizes that the transition can be difficult.
Apr 6th, 2010 by Brigitte Kiepert
Things don't always go according to plan, but sometimes the alternative is rewarding. Introducing Detour, a new column about venturing down the road less traveled.