The DMV- how to avoid the worst situations

Thursday, 16 August 2018

It’s the LAW. Au Pairs must get a New Jersey license within 60 days of arrival to their NJ home. And yet there are all kinds of stumbling blocks put in the way! Here are a few tips I have learned over the last 18 months: Be prepared. Bring a […]


Kindness has a ripple effect!

Thursday, 19 July 2018

One of the most interesting and hardest things about inviting a stranger from another part of the world, or being willing to live in a stranger’s house on the other side of the world, is the emotional journey. Most people are not prepared for it. It is a good idea […]


What to Expect as a New Au Pair

Monday, 29 May 2017

For New Au Pairs: Welcome to New Jersey, USA! Expect to be excited! You are on an adventure. Who knows where you might go and who you might meet? This is an opportunity to be exposed to the¬†American life style, and improve your English. However, some Au Pairs are disappointed […]


What if the Au Pair program is not working for me?

Monday, 22 May 2017

This is a hard topic.¬†Everyone involved- the Au Pairs, the Host Families, the local LCCs and the Cultural Care support team in Boston WANT this program to succeed in every case! However, like any program involving relationships between people, not every single Host Family/ Au Pair match works out. Which […]