Matching Hacks! 2018 System

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Okay, you have decided to go for it. You have registered and now you get to delve into the profiles of hundreds of Au Pairs. The new “Search and Select” system is rolling out one country at a time this year, and there have been a number of changes to […]

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Sample House Rules

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Are you at a loss as to what that Household Handbook should look like? You should have a template in your Host Family Account, and if you do not, please email me and I will send you one. To give you the vision, here is an example of a completed […]

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Taming Media Influence in our Homes

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

One of the biggest concerns host families have is phone use and screen time around children. Our technology is one of our modern two-edged swords. It is wonderful that we can track each other down at any time, capture a fleeting moment with a child without wondering where we put our […]

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Is the Au Pair Program Right for Me?

Friday, 26 January 2018

Before you take the quiz, here is a short list of why thousands of families are using the Au Pair program to meet their childcare needs: Flexible, live-in childcare, as many people have schedules that change week to week. Affordable childcare. The Au Pair is paid the same, regardless of […]

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Travel Information for 2nd Year

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Please Note: The information below is intended to help get you started, but is not all-inclusive for every situation. It is your responsibility to inquire with the U.S. embassy in your home country to see if other forms are needed. For example, it may be necessary to bring a copy of the host […]

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