Tag Archives: Tips for Host Parents

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 “Host” Father’s Day’!…by the way…

[tweetmeme source=”FrenchNad” only_single=false] Celebrating fathers all over the world reminded me of the important, often underappreciated role, host fathers play in their au pair’s life. Because they are usually less emotionally involved with the choice of their childcare provider, or they do … Continue reading

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5 Summer Safety Tips For Your Au Pair!

Today is my 101st post on this blog, which is exciting! Similar feeling as when my Honda Accord reached 200,000 miles: a milestone, a special number and personal record reached… I know, I do wish it was a more worthy record, like running a … Continue reading

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Summer Childcare… Year-Long!

Just a few more days and it will officially be the SUMMER! Welcome school-break for the kids, welcome swimming at the lake or neighborhood pool, welcome family vacation and overnight camps! The summer also represents a lot of planning for … Continue reading

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Hallo! A Special Report on Germany…

With our largest pool of au pairs from Germany arriving in the spring and summer, I thought I would cover a few highlights about our largest recruitment country in Europe. Germans make wonderful au pairs because they are very organized, … Continue reading

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Olá! A Special Report on Brazil…

With our largest pool of au pairs from Brazil arriving between January and March, I thought I would cover a few highlights about our largest recruitment country in Latin America. Brazilian au pairs are very family-oriented, flexible and caring. For … Continue reading

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From Host Family Application To Welcoming Your Au Pair…

The first step is to complete your application on-line . There is a $75 application fee (contact me for your promotion code) that will enable you to: access our pool of au pairs (see article “3 Ways To Match”) benefit from … Continue reading

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