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Coping when your Au Pair is on Vacation

Coping when your Au Pair is on Vacation Last month our Au Pair Sofi took her two weeks of vacation to go home to Colombia and visit her family.  This made a huge impact on our whole family. I think it really showed us all just how much of a

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Navigating Au Pair Scheduling when You’re Expecting!

Navigating Au Pair Scheduling when You’re Expecting! Welcoming a new baby into your home is a wonderful and stressful time! Having an Au Pair during this time is also both wonderful and stressful. On the one hand, having the extra hands can be incredibly helpful, but on the other hand

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Oops! How to Handle Mistakes and Mishaps

Oops! How to Handle Mistakes and Mishaps As much as we love our Au Pair Sofi and as much as she loves us we’re all human and mistakes DO happen! Here are a few of the ones we have dealt with over the last month or so and how we

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Tips for the First 30 Days with your Au Pair

Tips for the First 30 Days with your Au Pair There are so many logistical issues host families and au pairs need to conquer within the first two months of your program year.  From getting a social security number, to helping your au pair get their drivers’ license, host families

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Meet My Family

Meet My Family Hello! I’m Brittany – a host mom and Support Services Manager with Agent Au Pair. My husband and I talked about hosting an au pair long before we ever had children. We knew we wanted to host an au pair because we love experiencing new cultures and

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