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. […]


Child Care and Au Pair Connections at Feed My Starving Children

Thursday, 30 May 2019

Feed My Starving Children! The au pairs and host families from the Northwest Suburbs of Minneapolis went to Feed My Starving Children in May and packed meals for children in Trinidad along with others we packed over 31,000 meals!  Spending a few hours of time as a group, having a […]


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 […]


Au Pairs Enjoy an Afternoon of Snow Tubing

Friday, 29 January 2016

The au pairs in the Maple Grove area spent a few hours snow tubing at Elm Creek Park on Sunday. Many have never experienced snow before much less the excitement of sitting in an inner tube and “floating” down a hill of snow with their friends. Au Pairs from France, […]


Childcare Providers Need to Have Fun Too!

Friday, 2 May 2014

Au Pairs Take to the Whirlyball Courts! After having to cancel our outing for a late spring blizzard, we finally got to attend the Whirlyball event at  The Au pairs played several games of intense Whirlyball which proved to be more of a challenge than it looks.  With a […]