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26 03, 2020

Top 10 Reasons to Choose In Home Child Care

By |2020-03-27T11:01:05+00:00March 26th, 2020|Host Families|

Finding reliable child care can often be difficult, and with so many options out there, how do you find the right fit for your family? Here are the top 10 reasons why many of our Host Families choose in-home child care, not necessarily in this order. 1.  Personalized child care following your expectations

17 03, 2020

Best Kids’ Movies for Au Pairs to Watch with Host Kids

By |2020-03-17T14:59:46+00:00March 17th, 2020|Au Pairs, Best Practices|

With everyone self-isolating right now, TV is probably on your mind. How much screen time is too much? How can your Au Pair keep your kids out of your hair while you're working from home? Kids' movies are a great tool to pass some time indoors and for your kids to bond with their Au

12 03, 2020

Mom Finds Her Experience “Hard to Put Into Words”

By |2020-03-12T22:10:32+00:00March 12th, 2020|LoveMyAuPair Contest, Success Stories|

First-time Host Family “clicked” with an Au Pair & knew she was the one Ben and Cambria needed childcare for their infant and two school-aged children. With both parents working full-time, daily childcare drop-offs had become a huge hassle. So, when a friend referred them to Go Au Pair, they immediately knew it was

12 03, 2020

Working Parents “Totally Blown Away” by Au Pair’s Actions

By |2020-03-12T21:24:39+00:00March 12th, 2020|LoveMyAuPair Contest, Success Stories|

Parents Struggling with Work + Special Needs Care Were Looking for “Exceptional Childcare” Two working parents, Brendan & Jules, already knew that the Au Pair program was the solution they needed for their 2-year-old son, Luca, who had a sensory processing disorder, which led to a speech delay and behavioral adjustments. When speech therapy

10 03, 2020

New Here? Best Tips for Host Families & Au Pairs

By |2020-03-06T14:31:13+00:00March 10th, 2020|Au Pairs, Host Families|

If you're new to the Au Pair program, you might be wondering where to start. Between federal regulations and finding the best match, there's enough information out there to make your head spin. Definitions These terms will help you understand the nuances of the Au Pair program. What is a Host Family? Before

19 02, 2020

Au Pair Travel Requirements & Tips for Budget Vacations

By |2020-02-23T22:24:23+00:00February 19th, 2020|Au Pairs, Host Families|

Au Pairs love to travel. If you're an Au Pair, one of your motivations for joining the program might've been a love for the USA. Your desire to get out and see the world can be infectious, and can even cause your Host Family to start exploring more. And if you're a Host Family, you

12 02, 2020

What is a Nanny Share? (Worth It?)

By |2020-02-10T15:39:49+00:00February 12th, 2020|Host Families|

You may have seen nannyshare posts trending online. But how do nanny shares work, exactly? On the surface, a nanny share might seem self-explanatory. Yet, once you start thinking about the logistics, it might lead you to wonder, just how do nanny shares work? What is a nanny share? It sounds simple,

5 02, 2020

What Goes Into an Au Pair Contract of Employment?

By |2020-02-20T10:24:25+00:00February 5th, 2020|Interviewing Au Pairs|

Hiring an Au Pair is an adventure. As exciting as it is to find your ideal match, the process can also be full of overwhelm and uncertainty. However, if you have a solid contract of employment in place before your Au Pair arrives, you'll feel much more certain. Go Au Pair has a standard

29 01, 2020

Au Pair Tax Deduction Guide for Host Families

By |2020-02-20T09:09:23+00:00January 29th, 2020|Host Families|

Hooray, It's Tax Season! "Hooray" is probably the last word that goes through your mind when tax season begins. No one really likes taxes (unless you're getting a sizeable return). As a Host Family, filing is difficult enough without having to understand the ins and outs of Au Pair taxes. You may be wondering,

7 01, 2020

*WINNER* She Gave Us Faith to Face Our Child’s Diagnosis

By |2020-01-21T17:15:17+00:00January 7th, 2020|LoveMyAuPair Contest|

Finding, interviewing, and connecting with someone thousands of miles, countries, even continents away can feel daunting and frightening. However, the hardest decision, and the one that takes the most courage, is putting the hearts that walk outside of your body into the hands of a stranger. We are a family of six – two

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