Household Handbook

Saturday, 23 September 2017

The Household Handbook is the Bible for au pairs and their host families. This will take some time to create, but once it is complete, you will be so happy that you have it. Aside from some changes you may need to make to it as your kids get older, […]

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Au Pair Schedule and Responsibilities

Saturday, 23 September 2017

Our schedules are never perfect! We have a ton of activities and events, school functions, parties, travel, and it is hectic almost always! But here is what I know. I have a general guideline for the kids and what I need my au pair to do. That is our baseline. […]

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Ten Hour Rule

Saturday, 23 September 2017

I sometimes wish that I just had a clone of myself. This also might be why I love the au pair program, because it is a clone, just looks different, speaks a different language, and always has her own flair that my kids love! Compliance: Au Pairs cannot work more […]

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Get Ready To Welcome Your Au Pair!

Saturday, 23 September 2017

Possibly the most important step when preparing for your au pair’s arrival is discussing what this means with your children. It’s likely that everyone has met during the interview process, but we suggest talking it a few steps further. Making sure that your kiddos are excited to meet the au […]

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Visitors And Guests

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Here you will find sample guidelines regarding a family’s visitor and guest policy. This is something that will need to be tailored to your family lifestyle and preferences, but please take a look for some inspiration! You are welcome to invite friends or family to visit from out of town. […]

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