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  • The Advantages Of Having An Au Pair

    The Advantages Of Having An Au Pair

    Many parents know the struggle. They have to go to work early in the morning, but at the same time they have to get the kids ready for kindergarten or school, Milk is being spilled, they have to change clothes again, they give their kids a ride and end up being late for work.¬†How amazing…

  • Fight Against Prejudices – Invite A Bro Pair

    Fight Against Prejudices – Invite A Bro Pair

    Timo is a male au pair and he explained why it is so hard to become an au pair as a boy and why getting a bro pair is absolutely great for a host family. Timo, is a nice 19 year old guy, full of energy and the will to explore the world. When he…

  • Family Vacation With The Au Pair – On Duty Or Off Duty?

    Family Vacation With The Au Pair – On Duty Or Off Duty?

    It’s summertime. That means it’s time for vacation. School is off for a few weeks and the kids can enjoy the free time in the sun, at the pool, in the garden or on the playground. And when it’s holidays for the kids it means that the host parents need the au pair to work…

  • Curfew For Au Pairs

    Curfew For Au Pairs

    To invite an au pair means to have someone else living in the same house. And to live together with others means to treat each other with respect. A part of that is to accept that everybody needs their private space and time for themselves. If a host family invites an au pair to live…

  • Looking For A Girlfriend Or Childcare? – Single Fathers

    Looking For A Girlfriend Or Childcare? – Single Fathers

    Raising a child can be a challenge for everybody, but especially for single parents it’s a bit harder to organize the day around work and kids. In those times they are looking for someone like an Au Pair to help them to take care of their children, so mommy and daddy can go to work…

  • The Au Pair’s bedroom – nice and comfy

    The Au Pair’s bedroom – nice and comfy

    Many host families wonder how the perfect room for the au pair looks like. How big is it? What about decoration? Before the au pair arrives, the host family has to prepare a room for their new member. For the most au pair programs the room has to fulfill certain requirements. It needs to have…

  • Kids Should Apologize To The Au Pair

    Kids Should Apologize To The Au Pair

    Sometimes an au pair has a hard time getting the kids under control. Your kids can behave totally different with you, but just as with grandma and grandpa or aunt and uncle, the kids try to explore their borders with the new au pair. They provoke, they overdo it, they might even insult or hit…

  • Who We Are – Your Topics, Your Support

    Who We Are – Your Topics, Your Support

    Here we are! A blog for host families only. We will talk about what’s important to you. A host family knows that there can be problematic situations with an au pair and that those are not only about the design of the au pair’s room. There are so many more topics that are important for…

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