Hiring an Au Pair: Things to Consider Before Matching

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: 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

Why and How to Interview Rematch Au Pairs

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Interviewing Au Pairs|Tags: , , |

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.

How to Limit Screen Time, Keep Your Sanity, and Have Fun!

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Childcare Advice|Tags: , |

It's no secret that some of us scratch our heads over how to limit screen time. It shouldn't be so difficult. Just turn off the TV, right? But if your kids are anything like mine, it seems like that's all they want to do! Even my granddaughter, who is only

Free Toddler Chore Chart + Easy Chores for Toddlers

By |June 20th, 2019|Categories: Childcare Advice|Tags: , |

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

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

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: Best Practices, Host Families|Tags: , |

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

How to Find an Au Pair You & Your Kids Will Love

By |June 10th, 2019|Categories: Interviewing Au Pairs|Tags: , , |

If you're considering Au Pair childcare, you may be wondering how to find an Au Pair you'll love. Many American families find the benefits of hosting an Au Pair meet their childcare needs. Particularly attractive are the affordability and flexibility of scheduling, not to mention the cultural benefits. That sounds great, but

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