How to Set Clear Expectations with Mary Poppins… right now!

Friday, 10 July 2015

There is nothing more important than the first day of work to a new employee. So it follows that this would also be true for the first day of childcare with a new provider, whether that be a nanny, babysitter, or an au pair. The way you, as Host Parents organize […]


Fun July Holidays to Celebrate! ;)

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

You don’t need a good reason to celebrate a holiday! But these reasons in July might just be PERFECT!! July 1st: Kicks off National Ice Cream Month!! In 1984, Ronald Reagan deemed July “National Ice Cream Month,” and the third Sunday of this month “National Ice Cream Day.” As great as […]


Bravo! – An evening of song and dance.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Come throughout the month of July to enjoy an award winning dance and musical performance that captures San Antonio’s cultural roots in Mexico. Bravo! An Evening of Song and Dance features the Parks and Recreation Department’s Fandango and Alamotion Dance Troupes performing Mexican Folkloric, jazz, hip-hop, and Latin style dance. […]


July + Big Sparks!

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

July is one of the best months for heat, ice cream, swimming and of course, fun! This month we celebrate America’s Independence on July 4th. In light of that, here are some Eat, Do, Imagine sparks! Eat: What kinds of foods do you eat to celebrate July 4th? What about […]


Hello, Little Sparkle!

Monday, 8 June 2015

Welcome to My Blog with Cultural Care. I am excited to be able to share with all of you the wonderful things about the Au Pair Program and make our little corner of the world a little brighter with special activities, recipes, ideas, and fun outings! Look for my Spark ideas […]