Host Family International Day in City Park

Host families, children and au pairs gathered for our annual picnic and Host Family International Day in City Park this past Sunday. Great company, delicious food and beautiful weather made the event especially successful. While the parents enjoyed conversation, the children exercised their creativity at the crafts table, tried to eat a bagel off a Read More

At Lakeside Shopping Center on Labor Day Weekend

The start of school year coincides with the arrival of many new au pairs who join their host families just in time to help with childcare, driving, schoolwork, sports and playground activities. For au pairs getting to know all the new friends is exciting, especially when combined with a bit of shopping (and bargain hunting) Read More

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day to all hard working au pairs! Labor Day is a legal holiday in the USA, celebrated on the first Monday of September. It was established in 1882 to provide working people with a guaranteed free day for rest and enjoyment. Most Americans celebrate Labor Day by having picnics, parades, and cookout. Many Read More

Au Pairs Participate in Color Run

Following the example of thousands upon thousands of participants across the globe, several au pairs in our cluster took part in the Color Run in City Park, New Orleans on August 26th. The Color Run is an event series and five kilometers paint race that takes place in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Read More

Back to School Check List

Many children in our cluster have already started school and the rest will start it shortly. To ease the transition, it’s important for host parents and au pairs to discuss changes in schedules, duties, and routines. You may want to review the following: Au pair’s schedule The children’s schedule, including school and extracurricular activities Breakfast Read More

Happy Fourth of July!

Known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed Read More