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Why raising bilingual children is “a must”…

A spare hour between two meetings today called for catching up on e-mails with a delicious latte made with locally roasted coffee at Carolina Roasters… nothing like the comforting smell and delicious taste of freshly roasted coffee to boost my productivity level! More … Continue reading

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Transitioning from the summer back to school

[tweetmeme source=”FrenchNad” only_single=false] Summer is so much fun for children, with more family time, vacation, summer camps, fun outdoor activities, water fun and just pure bliss. Summer time represents a break from the old routine and a chance to just “be … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

[tweetmeme source=”FrenchNad” only_single=false]July 4, 1776… the signing of the declaration of independence by the Founding Fathers. What an important day for America! QUALIFYING TO BE “AMERICAN” Notice I wrote “OUR country”. It has been 10 years since I have been living in … Continue reading

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2010 FIFA Football (Soccer) World Cup…

Although soccer is not a strong national sport in the USA, it is very followed in most of the world, including Latin America, Europe, Africa, Australia and even Asia is coming along. So get in the spirit of the World … Continue reading

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A Reunion With Former Au Pair Nicole From Germany…

On my return home from a business trip to Turkey, I had the opportunity to take a week-long layover in Munich, Germany. I was able to pay a visit to my cousin and his family (3 beautiful little girls!) in Ingolstadt (45 … Continue reading

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Putting Kids First: helping at-risk children worldwide

As part of Cultural Care Au Pair’s mission to break down barriers of culture and language through educational exchange, a group of local childcare coordinators and staff recently visited South Africa to see firsthand the difference the donations from the … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy As A Family

More than a trend or personal preference, eating healthy is a very important undertaking for most families. Ensuring your children receive all the nutrition they need while limiting the amount of sugar (good and bad) they eat between school, friends … 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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