Category Archives: Childcare

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

Posted in Childcare, Host Families | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Au Pairs, Childcare, Host Families | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Au Pairs, Childcare, Host Families | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Au Pairs, Childcare, Host Families | Leave a comment

Flexible child care – Au Pairs for shift workers.

An Au Pair is a popular choice for host families  who work shifts. It works really well in families where one or both parents work shifts,  such as doctors, nurses, police officers and others who are often out in the evenings or … Continue reading

Posted in Childcare, Host Families | Leave a comment

Nanny costs in Philadelphia and NJ

Great post about the cost of nannies vs. au pairs. What is the current pay rate for nannies near Philadelphia area? According to the Philadelphia Nanny Network average salaries for nannies in Philadelphia are $12,5-20 per hour  and mostly depend on the … Continue reading

Posted in Childcare, Host Families | Leave a comment