Tip of the Month – Household Duties

Saturday, 14 April 2018

I talk to a lot of families… A LOT! All over the country, and I feel that although all families are different, and all states┬ádefinitely have their own little mini-cultures, one thing is the same… people who host au pairs understand that this is always more than just┬áchildcare. We just […]


Interviewing a Rematch Au Pair

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Whether you just lost your amazing au pair, an au pair who didn’t work out, or you are on a time crunch for looking for childcare, you may find yourself interviewing au pairs that are already in the country! Au pairs are in the rematch pool for a variety of […]


Transitions are Heartbreaking!

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Take my life for example! I had this amazing au pair from Austria come to us this July! She was literally, Mary Poppins. No, I’m serious! You should check out my instagram page for her singing “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” in German! She was the unicorn au pair that you have always dreamed […]


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 […]


How to get a Social Security Card

Monday, 16 October 2017

Getting a Social Security Number (SSN) is a very important part of your Au Pair year. This is your United States Identification Number. It is also the one thing you will need to get BEFORE you get anything else. It is a very simple process, but something you should do […]