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 […]


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 […]


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 […]