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Welcoming Au Pairs During the Holidays As we move into the holiday season our family is busier than any other time of the year it seems. Coincidentally, this is also the time of year we are welcoming our next au pair! Our lovely new au pair is coming from Mexico
New School Year & New Routines This month has brought a new school year and new routines! Did you see Agent Au Pair’s Back to School Tips last month? They were extremely helpful as we embarked on a new school year with our middle child starting preschool! The first two
To Extend or Not to Extend That is The Question It finally happened. That dreaded email from Agent Au Pair’s Extension Coordinator arrived asking us to decide whether or not we were going to commit to another year with our au pair. We knew it was coming, but I wasn’t
5 Tips for Back to School with Your Au Pair 1. Adjust the Schedule in Advance As you get ready to head back to school don’t forget to adjust your au pair’s schedule from a summer schedule to a school schedule with plenty of notice! Make sure the schedule is
Your Au Pair’s Parents Visiting If your Au Pair’s family is able to visit at all, this is an AMAZING opportunity to increase your experience with cultural exchange and the Au Pair Program. Our Au Pair Sofi’s parents were able to come to the US all the way from Colombia.
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
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