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 […]

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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 […]

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Free Tax Help for ESL filers

Monday, 23 January 2017

It’s that time of year again, time to start preparing for that tax season.  All au pairs are required to file a tax return, regardless of if they owe or not.  You should also plan to pay what you owe so that you don’t pay any penalties.  The date that […]

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The holidays are over, now what?

Sunday, 22 January 2017

For those that know me, I am a mom that is watching her kids grow up and no longer need me like they did when they were little.  The time seems to be going by like lightening.  I remember the days of them being so needy- feed me, change me, […]

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26 Ways to Reduce Homesickness

Saturday, 21 January 2017

As an Local Childcare Consultant one of the biggest questions I get is what if my au pair is homesick, what should I do?  The most common thing I tell them is get busy!  Find friends, volunteer, sign up for classes, get out in the community and explore.  This time […]

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