Category Archives: Host Families

Available Au Pairs

In June we are pleased to feature our Au Pairs from Panama General Attitudes:  Panamanians are used to visitors from around the world creating an atmosphere of tolerance and harmony among the people. Panama and the United States have had … Continue reading

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The best proof of the quality of au pair childcare

From an Au Pair mom The best proof of the quality of aupair childcare is success of the au pair program in your local community. To help address my concerns about au pairs as childcare providers for babies and toddlers, my local au … Continue reading

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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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