Au Pair Spotlight – Maria Paula, Colombia

Saturday, 10 March 2018

If ever there was an au pair who was up for a challenge, it would be this one! Meet Maria from Colombia!! She not only travelled all the way to America for a host family, she picked the B family with their 7 amazing children! Maria has spent the last […]


Coffee Chats in March

Saturday, 3 March 2018

As many of you know, I have offices all over the country… yup, there are 27,339 Starbucks locations in the world (i just googled it!) and so of course, I’m never too far from one of my offices! This month, we learned to line dance and learned that we needed […]


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 […]


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 […]