Category Archives: Au Pairs

Celebrating America’s Independence Day

It goes unsaid that the 4th of July is one of the most important national holidays in the USA.  It is our country’s birthday of course.  The day we declared our independence from the Great Britain. Of course in typical American style we celebrate it … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Poster

I came across this idea for Father’s Day a few weeks ago; a candy bar poster.  It’s easy and I know my kids will have a blast making it for their dad.  Au pairs can easily customize this for the dads … Continue reading

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Why are we celebrating Memorial Day?

While many American families and their Au Pair will mark Memorial Day this weekend with outdoor barbecues as the first celebration of summer, few may know the history of the holiday. This special day has roots stretching back more than … Continue reading

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Manners Every Kid Should Know

I was at a friend’s house the other day when her 3 year old daughter bumped into me.  “Excuse me”, she said.  I immediately thought to myself, “Would my 3 year old say that?”  Honestly, I’m not really sure.  It … Continue reading

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Drowning Prevention

SRP and The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona have put together and printed a Drowning Prevention flyer and I would like to share this information with Go Au Pair  au pairs and host families because child drownings are the top cause … Continue reading

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School is almost out for the summer…what now??

Well the kids are excited and you are looking around the house saying “What am I going to do all summer with the kids?” Don’t panic. There are so many different activities and projects to keep the young ones occupied. … Continue reading

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Organizing Au Pair: The Action File

Host Families love Au Pairs who are organized! And, quite honestly, Au Pairs who are organized are more happy with themselves as well. I recently set up an Action File for myself based on the ones I read about on The … Continue reading

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