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 […]

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Au Pairs who struggle with Driving in the US

Friday, 2 March 2018

So, here’s the dreaded situation. We can screen our au pairs, talk to them, ask them a million questions, see how they address our kiddos on screen, and even check out their driving records, but alas, even with all the driving questions answered, there’s no comparison to actually seeing the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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