By Michael Green|2021-12-06T13:30:32+00:00November 29th, 2021|Childcare Advice|
Parenting is humanity’s oldest job. Sometimes it can feel impossible, like when a toddler throws a separation anxiety-fueled public tantrum. But humans have been parents longer than we’ve been merchants, farmers, or perhaps even artists. We’ve gotten this far! And nowadays, we know that making subtle changes in our routines can ease the
By Michael Green|2021-12-06T13:30:23+00:00November 29th, 2021|Childcare Advice|
If you’re a new parent, you are likely learning as you go. Whether you’re just beginning your pregnancy or have rambunctious twin toddlers, parenting questions always come up. And, let’s face it—sometimes they can be overwhelming. However, having a handy manual by your
By Michael Green|2019-05-02T21:40:16+00:00April 17th, 2018|Au Pairs|
Local Area Representative, Patti Hahn McHugh from Northern New Jersey, answers this question:
First, you should always talk with your Local Area Representative about your problems. If you’re not sure if you should rematch, a LAR can help you figure out if what you are upset about is valid or if it is something that can
By Michael Green|2019-05-02T21:06:22+00:00April 16th, 2018|Au Pairs|
Indoor games for kids are fun and useful, whether it’s raining or you just want to keep the kids away from screens. But sometimes, kids get tired of their toys and forget how much fun they can have indoors.
Here are our Top 10 Indoor Games for Kids & Au Pairs to spark some ideas
By Michael Green|2019-05-03T16:10:00+00:00April 16th, 2018|Au Pairs|
In speaking with many Au Pairs, we’ve learned that there are many things that surprise foreigners in America. It would be impossible to list every little cultural difference between the U.S. and our Au Pairs’ home countries. But here are some common cultural differences that can surprise exchange visitors.
Cultural Differences: Food
By Michael Green|2019-05-01T17:04:22+00:00March 15th, 2018|Au Pairs|
How to write a letter to a Host Family (that helps you find a good match!)
If you’re joining the Au Pair program, you may be wondering how to write a letter to a Host Family. Each Au Pair’s profile includes a “Dear Host Family” letter. This is an opportunity for an Au