Au Pair Goodbyes Can Be Hard

Thursday, 20 June 2019

As a Local Childcare Consultant for Cultural Care for over 12 years, I have had to say a lot of goodbyes.  Many au pairs I become friends with while they are here, and I get to see them grow and mature as they spend their year here in the U.S. […]


Vacations – With or Without Your Au Pair?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Vacations – To Be or Not To Be? Summer is here and that means many families are planning their vacations and when you are hosting an au pair the dynamics of planning family vacations can be unique.  The basis for the au pair program is cultural exchange.  We hope that […]


Back to School – a little behind schedule

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Back to school came way to soon this year for some reason – well maybe it does every year!  Summer just is not long enough for most of us.  I think there might be some that would disagree, usually childcare givers that have school age kids in their care!  The […]


Four Reasons to Host An Au Pair

Friday, 20 July 2018

Read here the recent Cultural Care Blog about hosting an au pair:  


Vacations – Au Pair, Family, Work?? Help!

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Another area I get asked about frequently is vacations!  What is considered vacation, what is not.  How does it work when the au pair travels with the family?  Here is an attempt to clear up any confusions and give you the U.S. State Department view on family and au pair […]