Fact or Fiction?

Thursday, 16 August 2012

by Stephanie Rueter There’s a myth out there that au pair agencies promise their applicants a fairytale world full of parties on the beach, boys galore and travel to all the American hotspots as soon as they arrive to the U.S. This belief, in fact, could not be further from the […]

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Cultural Craft for Kids: make a Swedish Dala horse!

Thursday, 16 August 2012

by Stephanie Rueter To make this craft with your kids, use the Dala horse craft template from Cultural Care Au Pair. If you have an au pair from Sweden, you may have seen a Dala horse. They are a popular decorative icon of Sweden—traditional carved and painted wooden statuettes of horses that originated […]

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Fun with languages while traveling

Thursday, 16 August 2012

by Susan Robinson Guest Blogger: Julie Pimsleur Levine, Little Pim With the arrival of the biggest vacation month of the year you may be planning a family trip by car, plane, train, or bicycle! When you have your little ones captive during travel time, it’s a great opportunity to play language […]

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Au Pair Interview Questions

Thursday, 16 August 2012

AUGUST 1, 2012 by Susan Robinson The au pair interview is an important part of the matching process. It is your opportunity to get to know an applicant, ask questions about qualities or skills that are important to you and choose the best au pair candidate for your family. Making the first call […]

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Safety Meeting for Au Pairs-March Meeting

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Where: Saint. Luke Lutheran Church (Use the entrance for the school lobby) 1500 West Belmont Avenue Time:  6:45p.m. This is a safety meeting. We have a presenter from Children’s Memorial so please be on time.  I can not give you credit for attendance if you are late.  Someone will let […]

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