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, […]


Creating Health and Safety Guidelines

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Having a Safety section in your Family Manual will be key in case of an emergency.I urge you to go over safety precautions and an evacuation plan with your au pair. FIRE: Detail how many Fire Extinguishers are in your home and where they are located. In your Family Manual, […]


Setting Expectations

Monday, 24 July 2017

Setting clear expectations for your au pair and your family is the key to success! While you should outline all of these details in your family profile and discuss with au pair candidates prior to their arrival to your home, here are some strategies to boost your chances of having […]


Au Pair NY Mets Game

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

I will be joined by 900 au pairs, host families, and staff at Citi Field Stadium in NY to watch the NY Mets Baseball Game! Every au pair should expereince a real life American baseball game while they are here so let’s share the excitement! See you there! Friday June […]