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, […]

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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 […]

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The Welcome Basket

Sunday, 2 July 2017

I’m going to paint you a picture: our au pairs may have traveled as much as 24 hours to get to the training school: they are jet lagged, tired, hungry, terrified, excited, and the list goes on! After many intense courses at the training school, speaking English (which for many […]

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Let’s Welcome Your Au Pair!

Sunday, 2 July 2017

I get so many questions about how to properly welcome an au pair. You don’t have to follow any particular guideline and it should come from the heart. As a family, think about how you want to incorporate your au pair into your family and how you best want to […]

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