Is Your Au Pair Ready to Drive?

Friday, 3 March 2017

Driving is one of the biggest hurdles that host families encounter and that I get a lot of questions about.  Unfortunately, every au pair has a different level of driving skills and experience, some have very little at all.  However, even the best drivers need time to adjust to a […]

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Italian Au Pair for Newborns as Multiple Births are on the Rise!

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

A recent article in the StarTribune pointed out that there is an increase in multple births.  Along with that there is also a shortage of infant child care available!  You can read the article here: http://www.startribune.com/there-really-are-more-twins-and-triplets-in-minnesota/414544863/ If you are you searching for infant space and can’t find any, this au […]

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Childcare isn’t the same as predicting the weather!

Friday, 24 February 2017

The past week in Minnesota has been somewhat of a roller coaster ride.  Last Thursday predictions started coming in that we would be getting 20″ of snow and one of the biggest storms ever to hit Minnesota….today we woke up and there was not even a flake on the ground […]

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February Au Pair Meeting and Host Family Event

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Hello Everyone, Welcome to February!  This month will be a Host Family Event/Au Pair meeting.  This is a chance for host families to meet each other as well as some other au pairs.  If you are new to the program and are not yet hosting, you are more than welcome […]

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Child Care is Expensive – but don’t take short cuts!

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

I know there is a temptation for parents to find the cheapest way to get child care for their kids, but for your most valued thing in life, don’t take shortcuts to save a few dollars.  One of the ways that short cuts happen, is to hire a nanny and […]

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