And God Created the Au Pair Author:Benedicte Newland, Pascale Smets A hilarious novel that will make you think twice about being a) an au pair, b) a mother, or c) without an au pair ever againAnd God Created the Au Pair chronicles two years in the lives of Charlotte Bailey and Nell Fenton, sisters separated from each other by an ocean and from their sanity by their children. Nell, who has rece... more »ntly been uprooted to Canada, is awash in potty training, keeping up with the Stepford wife next door, and fantasizing about murdering the pet hamster. Charlotte is lucky enough to enlist three au pairs, but still must contend with nosy neighbors, a fixer-upper that refuses to be fixed, and a lazy brother-in-law who refuses to leave. Through it all, both sisters are determined to remain the elegant, creative, and wonderful mothers they truly are . . .« less
This was a very funny and easy read! Just a warning that the entire book is emails back and forth from the characters and if you don't like this type of reading then you won't care for the book. I love this type of book so I thought it was great!