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7 04, 2020

How to Teach Children (and Make Knowledge Stick)

By |2020-04-07T13:32:24+00:00April 7th, 2020|Childcare Advice, Host Families|

Do you feel like you constantly repeat yourself and your kids just don’t listen? Do you experience a daily struggle getting your children to remember what you told them five minutes ago? Well, you aren’t alone.

It’s even worse when you teach your kids something, and they can’t seem to remember it

6 04, 2020

10 Best Outdoor Games for Kids (Without Contact)

By |2020-04-06T14:26:44+00:00April 6th, 2020|Childcare Advice, Host Families|

Families all over the country are either working from home, homeschooling, trying to establish new routines, or all of the above. Now more than ever, it is important for kids to remain active and get outside to play.  I’m here to remind you about some of the best outdoor games for kids.

26 03, 2020

Top 10 Reasons to Choose In Home Child Care

By |2023-10-23T11:01:58+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

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 |2023-07-03T16:11:00+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

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?

19 02, 2020

Au Pair Travel Requirements & Tips for Budget Vacations

By |2023-07-03T16:04:44+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 may

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?

5 02, 2020

What Goes Into an Au Pair Contract of Employment?

By |2023-10-23T14:11:20+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 Host Family

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