Conquering Fears

Friday, 27 January 2017

There are a lot of fears I have (forgive the lack of scientific terms here)  – fear of spiders or maybe just a huge dislike for them, fear of heights, fear of getting hurt doing anything crazy!  So, recently I had the opportunity to travel to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic […]


Welcome to Minnesota Serena!

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Serena arrived last week from Italy and we are excited to have her join our local au pair group as she begins her year with her host family.  Serena will be taking care of two kids in Elk River, MN!  Serena enjoys rollerblading, hiking, camping, and drawing.  She hopes to […]


Saying Goodbye is Hard!

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The au pair program is a child care program that I have grown to love!  I love it because I have had the opportunity to meet people from all around the world!  I love it because I have become friends with so many great host families and have been able […]


Child care is becoming scarce – especially for infants

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Across the country there is a growing need for quality child care, especially for infants!  If you are having twins it is even more difficult.  As a child care provider in Minnesota I know that infant space is not only scarce, it is almost impossible to find.  Here is an […]