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 […]


Preparing Your Kiddos for a New Au Pair!

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Possibly the most important step when preparing for your au pair’s arrival is discussing what this means with your children. It’s likely that everyone has met during the interview process, but we suggest talking it a few steps further. Making sure that your kiddos are excited to meet the au […]


Saying Bye to an Au Pair – Reverse Culture Shock

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

  As you and your au pair reflect upon the year spent together, it is natural to feel a range of emotions from sadness and confusion to relief and excitement. You might experience a renewed closeness or a loosening of bonds as you prepare for separation. In the latter case, […]