Au Pair Home Countries

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Our au pairs come from many different countries: Asia – China, Thailand Europe – Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland North America – Mexico South America – Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela Australia

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Bonding with an Au Pair

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Bonding with an au pair is important for the children, so au pairs like to do fun activities to facilitate that process. There are many fun activities your children can do with your au pair to help: arts and craft, board games, sports, playing in the snow, biking, swimming … […]

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What about Training?

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Au pairs attend our training school in New York where they spend several days covering and completing a training workbook on the following topics: 1. Preventing Disease 2. Food and Nutrition 3. Common Childhood Health Problems 4. Learning Basic First Aid and What to Do in Case of an Emergency […]

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Finding Friends

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Even before an au pair arrives at your home, s/he belongs to a local group of au pairs who have monthly get-togethers with their local coordinator. These meetings facilitate friendships that help au pairs network, so they can do things outside of your home with others. Au pairs love to […]

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Day Care or Au Pair?

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Should you choose day care or an au pair? I had three au pairs, so can tell you why I chose an au pair instead of day care, but only you know what works for your situation: 1) Low caregiver-to-child ratio – Au pairs provide a very low caregiver-to-child ratio, […]

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