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Depression as an Au Pair
For Au Pairs | by Julia on 12nd Sep, 2019
In many countries, depression is very widespread but still something of a taboo topic. We want to raise awareness and support those who need help.  Read More »
Hosting an Au Pair as a stay-at-home parent
For Families | by Sammy-Jo on 10th Sep, 2019
Being a stay-at-home parent is the hardest full-time job in the world. It's no wonder you could use an extra pair of hands from time to time. In this blog post, we'll show you how an Au Pair can help you. Read More »
Why hosting an Au Pair will make you more tolerant
For Families | by Felicia on 3rd Sep, 2019
Being a Host Family is not easy and requires willingness to open your house and your life. While you wait for puberty to hit your kids like a hurricane, here is why hosting an Au Pair will prepare you to that wonderful period called adolescence and to an all-world of new life experiences, making you even more tolerant than you already are. Read More »
How to stay healthy as an Au Pair
For Au Pairs | by Sammy-Jo on 27th Aug, 2019
Kids get sick a lot more often than adults. So what can you do when you have to work with them on a daily basis? If you want to learn how to stay healthy as an Au Pair, read this blog post. Read More »
Au Pair in Italy: Useful Tips for a Great Stay
For Au Pairs | by Felicia on 23rd Aug, 2019
Even if Italian people are famous for their welcoming and warm-hearted attitude, an Au Pair going to Italy may face the very common cultural shock, at least at first, since moving in a foreign country is always challenging, even for the bravest ones. That’s why we thought you might need some useful tips for your happy stay in Italy. Read More »
How to travel environment friendly
For Au Pairs | by Sammy-Jo on 20th Aug, 2019
Travelling and being environment friendly can be hard to combine. Want some tips on how to make your next trip a little better for the world? Look no further. Read More »
Raising your kids bilingual
For Families | by Sammy-Jo on 13rd Aug, 2019
If your family is multicultural you might have thought about raising your kids bilingual. Want some tips and tricks on how to get started? This blog post might help. Read More »
Are Au Pairs paid enough?
For Au Pairs | by Elena on 5th Aug, 2019
Do you think Au Pairs are paid enough? Or should we just focus on the cultural exchange? Read the story of 10.000 Au Pairs in the USA who filed a class action against some US Au Pair agencies, accused of keeping the Au Pair wages low on purpose and join our discussion! Read More »
Don’t feel guilty for needing help in childcare
For Families | by Sammy-Jo on 30th Jul, 2019
Being a working parent is like balancing two full-time jobs at once. No wonder you need an extra pair of hands! Should you feel guilty for needing help in childcare? The short answer is no. For a longer answer, read this blog post. Read More »
What if your kids don't accept the Au Pair?
For Families | by Sammy-Jo on 23rd Jul, 2019
Do your kids seem to have trouble accepting your (new) Au Pair? Adapting to a new situation can be hard, especially for children. Read this blog post to get some tips on how to make this process a little easier for your kids.  Read More »
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