Nanny vs Au Pair?

Friday, 18 September 2015

It’s a common question: Should I get a nanny or an Au Pair? If you’re wanting to have in home childcare, these are the two most popular options to look in to. But, what are the main differences? Well, let’s look at how they are alike, first: Both nannies and […]


The Importance of Communication

Thursday, 10 September 2015

As an LCC I find that the main reason for transitions or even minor issues is communication. In college I earned my primary Bachelor’s in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism. A class I took, which I particularly loved, was Communication Theory. It really delved into the importance of effective […]


Cooking, Groceries, and Food in general

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Food is an essential part of the experience in hosting an Au Pair and for an Au Pair as being hosted. It is part of the culture and part of the experience. Sometimes food can cause confusing and concern though for both Au Pair and Host. Sometimes Au Pairs are […]


It’s ok to have specific requests

Monday, 31 August 2015

When choosing to host an Au Pair, many qualifiers come into play. This is after all choosing to host someone in your home for a year and be a critical part of the care of your most precious asset(s). I often have potential host families ask me if it is […]