October 4-10 is Fire Prevention Week

Here are some Fire Safety Tips from http://www.usfa.fema.gov/: Control Kids’ Access to Fire Keep all matches and lighters out of the hands of children. If possible, keep these sources of fire in locked drawers. Consider buying only “child-proof” lighters—but be aware that no product is completely child-proof. Children as young as two years old can 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 Read More