Monthly Archives: November 2009

What is an “au pair” anyway?

Au pairs are caring and committed, adventurous and educated young people (18 – 26 years old) from abroad. They are eager to experience American culture while sharing their own unique backgrounds. In exchange for the privilege of living in an American home … Continue reading

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Sharing the holidays with your au pair…part 1

Thanksgiving, Saint Nicolas day, Diwali, Hannukah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Chinese New Year, Shinnenkai… there are so many holiday traditions across different religions and cultures! Coming from a large French family, I enjoy everything about sharing a holiday: time off, … Continue reading

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Interviewing an Au Pair Candidate

Once you have applied to our program, a matching specialist will work with you to find suitable matches for your family. They will hold one candidate at a time for you and you will have access to their full application, … Continue reading

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Q409 – Planning childcare for the year ahead…

Where did the third quarter of this year go? Doesn’t it seem like we were still enjoying the summer break and planning back-to-school a little while ago? Then planning fall activities like sports or music for the kids, baseball, college football … Continue reading

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