Interviewing Au Pairs – the Pooja approach

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Interviewing Au Pairs can be exciting and daunting at the same time. I think that the best way to ensure that you have the right Au Pair for your family is to make sure that you really spend those first couple weeks screening your candidates for YOUR family’s needs. All […]


How do I love, Julie? Let me count the ways…

Sunday, 13 January 2019

It’s hard to say goodbye. It’s harder to say goodbye to family. It’s the hardest to say goodbye to an au pair that has been with you for an amazing year. I am getting ready to do just that! My au pair is starting to get excited about her travel […]


American Medicines – What to buy when you are sick!

Saturday, 30 September 2017

Want to know what to do when you are sick? Follow this post to see how to avoid getting sick and how to take care of yourself! But… if the dreaded sickness creeps in, make sure you have access to these Over the Counter medicines that will help you in […]


10 Hour Rule

Saturday, 9 September 2017

I sometimes wish that I just had a clone of myself. This also might be why I love the au pair program, because it is a clone, just looks different, speaks a different language, and always has her own flair that my kids love! Compliance: Au Pairs cannot work more than 10 Hours […]


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, […]