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Cultivating the Right Frame of Mind About Hosting an Au Pair

By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: Best Practices|Tags: , |

Having the right frame of mind about hosting an Au Pair can simplify your efforts to cultivate a successful year with your Au Pair. In this video interview, Tom, a Host Dad with proven success in the program, shares his thoughts about having the right frame of mind. What Frame

How to Have a Successful Year with Your Au Pair

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Best Practices|

In this video interview with the Au Pair Sis, Host Dad Tom shares his thoughts on how to set yourself up for a successful year with your Au Pair. Tom & his Au Pair, Jolin, have had a very successful year. So successful, in fact, Tom nominated Jolin as the

Water Safety for Kids: What Every Parent & Au Pair Should Know

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Childcare Advice|

Every summer, the media hypes up the importance of water safety for kids, and for good reason! Drowning is one of the leading causes of unintentional death for children, and young children are at a higher risk. According to ON SCENE: The Journal of U. S. Coast Guard Search and

Can I Afford an Au Pair?

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Host Families|Tags: , , |

If you've ever wondered, "Can I afford an Au Pair?" you aren't alone. Tiffany is a Host Mom who was weighing the cost of various childcare options. "The idea of my child being one in such a large number of [daycare] children terrified me... [but] I thought, 'I couldn't

Find the Right Au Pair for Your Family

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Interviewing Au Pairs|

Host Dad Tom shares his insights on how to find the right Au Pair for your family. Tom is the Host Dad to Jolin, 2019 #LoveMyAuPair Winner. Watch the video to listen to Tom's thoughts on interview best practices. He brings up many important insights to consider when interviewing Au

Hiring an Au Pair: Things to Consider Before Matching

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Host Families|Tags: , , , |

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

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