A Docent Tour at New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans Museum of Art is the perfect destination for both passionate art lovers and casual amusement seekers. On a recent early afternoon Sunday au pairs joined a docent-led tour to explore the highlights of the collection. Everybody picked their favorites, be it a grand portrait of Queen Marie Antoinette in her finery, an Read More

Holiday Tips for Au Pairs and Host Families

FLEXIBILITY Holidays are a lot of fun but they also require much planning, communicating, visiting, and accommodating other family members’ schedules, all of which may cause quite a bit of stress for your host parents. Try to be as helpful and flexible as possible to help your host family have a truly enjoyable time.   Read More

Holiday Celebrations

As usual in December, au pairs got together for a big holiday party. After sharing stories about different celebrations in their respective countries, au pairs decided to follow one of the American customs and played Dirty Santa Game, a Christmas gift exchange that calls for participants to “steal gifts” from each other. Another fun Read More

Happy Halloween

Hello dear au pairs, I hope the pumpkins are carved, the costumes are ready and you’re looking forward to going trick and treating with your host children. Happy Halloween! Halloween, what is it all about? Halloween is celebrated across the United States on October 31st.  Not all,  but most families will participate in some Read More