Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Going trick-or-treating? Check out these tips from the CDC website.    Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.  Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.  Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you. Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before Read More

Hints for Success – Homesickness/Culture Shock

Almost everyone experiences culture shock when they come to a completely new environment. Everything is different: the language, the food, and the people. Here are my Top 5 Tips for Dealing with Homesickness 1. Make Friends – Don’t wait for other au pairs to reach out to you, reach out to them. There are other lots Read More