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26 07, 2019

New Dad Terrified of Leaving Baby at Daycare… Until THIS Happened

By |2019-07-02T16:33:23+00:00July 26th, 2019|Best Practices|

Mike is a new dad who was terrified of leaving his baby at daycare for the first time. Regardless, he needed reliable childcare so he could support his adorable baby girl, Ruby, without worrying about her. Mike and his wife, Susie, agreed that the Au Pair program seemed like the best solution. But he

25 07, 2019

Fears About Hosting a Rematch Au Pair

By |2019-07-26T11:59:54+00:00July 25th, 2019|Host Families|

Many Host Parents have fears about hosting a Rematch Au Pair. They worry that the Au Pair was let go from their previous placement because they weren't a good childcare provider. In this interview, Host Dad Tom shares his experience interviewing & hosting a Rematch Au Pair. He had many of the same fears as

19 07, 2019

Childcare for Single Moms Just Got More Affordable

By |2019-07-23T11:09:01+00:00July 19th, 2019|Host Families|

It can be hard to find affordable childcare for single moms. Single parents want what’s best for their kids, but it has to be in the budget. The good news is, childcare for single moms can be affordable and very high quality. Single moms love the Au Pair program because it gives their kids a

18 07, 2019

Cultivating the Right Frame of Mind About Hosting an Au Pair

By |2019-06-26T11:22:43+00:00July 18th, 2019|Best Practices|

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 of Mind Should Host Families

11 07, 2019

How to Have a Successful Year with Your Au Pair

By |2019-06-25T16:23:18+00:00July 11th, 2019|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 #1 Au Pair in the

5 07, 2019

Find the Right Au Pair for Your Family

By |2019-06-25T16:02:48+00:00July 5th, 2019|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 Pairs. With any Au Pair

28 06, 2019

Hiring an Au Pair: Things to Consider Before Matching

By |2019-07-02T15:00:11+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

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

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