Monthly Archives: May 2011

Au Pairs for your Live-in Childcare at Short Notice

School is over and done with in the month of June for most parts of the country! Do you have everything organized to cover the extra child care your children need? If you feel that you need child care at … Continue reading

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Thinking About International Adoption?

Many families who are adopting a child from another country are turning to the au pair program for more reasons than just childcare.  Although their initial need is childcare, they choose to go the au pair route because it provides … Continue reading

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An Au Pair for adopted children is the best childcare solution

Many of adoptive parents have no access to their kid’s culture and learning about culture is hard, especially when you don’t have somebody from that culture to help you out. The international nannies, Au Pairs may help parents learn their children’s culture and … Continue reading

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Avoiding Communication Problems

When I was in Sweden as an exchange student I went to the Gymnasium. Did I work out there? Not really, gymnasium is Swedish for high school. One day during lunch at said gymnasium I was practicing my Swedish. Half … Continue reading

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Host Family How To: Au Pair Notebook

The most frustrating thing for a Host Family is to get an au pair just to find out that she doesn’t know what she’s doing. She wanders around the house aimlessly, follows the kids, and looks at you like now … Continue reading

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An Au Pair and the educational requirements.

Here is the information regarding education for Au Pairs from Go Au Pair. Every Au Pair must register and attend classes offered by an accredited U.S. post secondary institution for not less than six semester hours of academic credit or it’s … Continue reading

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Au Pairs and Cars

One of my Au Pairs is working on getting her drivers license which has prompted me to find as much information as I can about driving and au pairs. From my research, this is one of those issues that understandably can cause a … Continue reading

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