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 […]


Flavia wants to come to Minnesota!

Monday, 6 February 2017

Hello families, If you are looking for a child care solution for your family and/or having trouble finding  care that fits your family, then perhaps an au pair would be a good fit for you! There are many au pairs looking for host families to spend their year with. Flavia […]


Educational Opportunities For 2017

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Finding affordable ways to get your educational component of the au pair year can be challenging!  For some, being able to incorporate travel into their education is a worthwhile opportunity.  The weekend courses have become popular as you can get 4 credits done in one weekend.  Keep in mind that […]


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 […]