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About Jenni Julander

Jenni writes about the amazing experiences Au Pairs and Host Families have in the United States Au Pair program. If you are interested in sharing your experience, or if you have questions or would like assistance, please reach out to @JenniAuPairSis on Facebook or email
28 06, 2019

Hiring an Au Pair: Things to Consider Before Matching

By |2019-06-20T23:41:09+00:00June 28th, 2019|Host Families|

There are many things to consider before hiring an Au Pair. Between living with another person and following State Department regulations for the program, it's a lot to think about. Here's a quick run-down of the things you need to know before deciding if Au Pair childcare is right for you. Understand State Department Regulations

27 06, 2019

Why and How to Interview Rematch Au Pairs

By |2019-05-28T11:47:19+00:00June 27th, 2019|Interviewing Au Pairs|

Many Host Families interview Rematch Au Pairs. If you're unfamiliar with the term, "Rematch," it refers to an Au Pair who's looking for a new Host Family because their first placement didn't work out. It may seem surprising at first that there's a demand for hiring Rematch Au Pairs. It's easy to think that

20 06, 2019

Free Toddler Chore Chart + Easy Chores for Toddlers

By |2019-05-24T04:29:11+00:00June 20th, 2019|Childcare Advice|

If you're looking for a toddler chore chart, you may also be wondering which chores are easy for toddlers. It can be challenging to find easy chores for toddlers to do around the house. With the number of things parents have to remember in our day-to-day lives, having the patience to get your toddler

13 06, 2019

35 Things That Stress Moms Out (and How To Solve Them)

By |2019-05-24T04:09:50+00:00June 13th, 2019|Best Practices, Host Families|

There's no shortage of things that stress moms out. Whether you're a stay-at-home mom or a working mom, stress management may be something that's been on your mind lately. Juggling the responsibilities of parenthood, work, managing a household, and generally just being an adult can be exhausting. We all know prolonged periods of stress

4 06, 2019

Can I Find an Au Pair Without an Agency?

By |2019-06-04T17:09:31+00:00June 4th, 2019|Host Families|

If you've looked into hosting an Au Pair, you may have asked Google, "Can I find an Au Pair without an agency?" The short answer is both yes and no. It's Difficult to Find an Au Pair Without an Agency. Only Designated Au Pair Agencies Can Sponsor a J-1 Visa for Au Pairs. According to

28 05, 2019

Dual Language Program for Your Home!

By |2019-05-28T14:25:37+00:00May 28th, 2019|Childcare Advice|

Rising Demand in Parents Seeking Out a Dual Language Program Getting your child involved in a dual language program is becoming increasingly popular. Language immersion is widely considered the most effective method for becoming fluent in a foreign language. The cognitive benefits of speaking multiple languages have been illustrated in recent studies. These studies show

23 05, 2019

5 Things to Ask During Your First Au Pair Interview

By |2019-05-30T12:47:11+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Host Families, Interviewing Au Pairs|

Now that you've thought through your household's needs and expectations, you may be wondering which things to ask about during your first Au Pair interview. Living with one person is complex enough. Add in an entire family, cultural differences, and the fact that your Au Pair will also be caring for your children, and

20 05, 2019

Toddler Bedtime Routine Strategies for Frustrated Parents

By |2019-05-28T09:49:02+00:00May 20th, 2019|Childcare Advice|

Implementing an effective toddler bedtime routine is easier said than done. And if you're like me, the real question isn't how to create a routine, but how to get your child (and you) to stick to one. Have you ever found yourself yelling, "Get back in bed!" and making threats at midnight? If your

29 04, 2019

Toddler Hitting, Biting, & Acting Out? Here’s Why.

By |2019-05-09T22:36:24+00:00April 29th, 2019|Childcare Advice|

Is your toddler hitting, biting, or showing aggressive behaviors? If your child acts out on a regular basis, you may wonder why, or what you can do to prevent it. Hitting, biting, kicking, pushing, screaming at other kids, and snatching toys are common behaviors among toddlers. However, most parents agree that these behaviors are unacceptable

1 04, 2019

Foreign Exchange Programs: What Hosting is Really Like

By |2019-05-01T09:22:29+00:00April 1st, 2019|Childcare Advice|

Foreign exchange programs are increasingly popular. After all, the demand for learning a foreign language is on the rise. Living with a foreign exchange student like an Au Pair, is a great way to help someone study abroad at an affordable price. Plus, you'll give your family a unique cultural exchange experience in the comfort

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