Fire Safety

Wilton Fire Department presented a fire safety seminar to au pairs from Wilton, Weston, Redding, Ridgefield, and Pound Ridge, N.Y. The au pairs heard a discussion about kitchen fire safety, home exit drills, keeping young children safe from a fire, and escaping from a fire. They also received a tour of the firehouse and Read More

Au Pairs, Snow and Winter

Its been a mild winter here in Connecticut thus far. Many of our Host Families and Au Pairs enjoy skiing together. Snow days, delays and early dismissals are fun for the kids but, they can wreak havoc on working parents! Knowing your au pair is at home and prepared for these days is a nice Read More

Au Pair Holiday Party

Our host families come from a wide variety of backgrounds and faiths. Some celebrate Christmas, some Chanukah some Kwanzaa and some celebrate more than one of those or none of the above! Both Host Families and Au pairs enjoy the cultural exchange aspect of our program. The holidays are a joyous way to embrace each Read More

Au Pairs and Education

Education is an important component of the Au pair program. Here in Fairfield County, Au pairs can choose from many outstanding colleges and coursework. Some may choose ESL to improve their English. Others may select math, chemistry, psychology or photography. The options here are plentiful. Au Pairs on the standard program complete 6 credits or Read More

Au Pair Pumpkin Carving

Au pairs from our group came together for pumpkin carving on the beach! A lot of creativity shown and then shared with host families. Important tips discussed on staying safe with the children on Halloween. Read More

Au Pair Art Presentation Anti-Bullying

“More than words – Courage against bullying” Westport Arts Center presented works from around the globe that generated dialogue on anti-bullying. Au pairs viewed the artists work meant to inspire courage, resilience and empowerment in the face of bullying. Read More