25 Questions to Ask your Next Au Pair!

Friday, 18 January 2019

Interviewing candidates is both exciting and nerve wracking! In an effort to ease your heart, check out some of these questions that will sure to help you find the next great Au Pair! For a complete interview guide, read this short blog post! Let the games and questions begin! 1.) […]


Let’s Talk about the Family Manual!

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Let’s talk about the Handbook! I think having a personal Household Handbook… what’s another word for handbook… manual, instructions, directions, guide, almanac? I love the word almanac, but let’s go with Family Manual. From now on we will call it a Family Manual… our Happiness Manual. The guide to making […]


Our Little Road Test

Thursday, 15 February 2018

For our Family, the best way for us to gauge whether our au pair is to venture off on her own all over town is to have our own little Driver’s Test! We have a little spreadsheet in our manual that has about 15 different spots in the city! The […]


Transitions: When it’s not working out!

Friday, 26 January 2018

Picking out your au pair is exciting on both sides. It’s similar to dating, where you put your needs out there filled with hope and love! And then, small things come up, and you try to work them out with communication, clear expectations, spending more time together, and possibly a […]


Getting a Texas Driver’s License

Monday, 16 October 2017

Whether or not you have an International Driver’s License, you will still need to obtain a Texas Driver’s License as a resident in our great state. Don’t worry, it is very easy to get a License here and remember, you already have one in your home country, so this will […]