Happy Labor Day!

Dear au pairs, here is some information about Labor Day in the United States: The Workman’s Holiday ~ Dedicated in honor of the worker, Labor Day is also known as the “workingman’s holiday”. The holiday is dedicated to all workers in the United States in respect and appreciation for the work they do Read More

Importance of Play

Play. Play. Play. Have you ever seen a child who wanted to stop playing? Play is an important childhood activity and a natural part of a child’s life. Young children do not differentiate between play, work and learning. Children learn about the world around them through play. They enjoy playing and will do it whenever Read More

Happy Holidays

Au pairs celebrated holidays with their host families and friends, learning about American customs and sharing their own. A holiday party with shared food and gift exchange was a lovely start to a happy season. Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving can be traced back to 1863 when Lincoln became the first president to proclaim Thanksgiving Day. The holiday has been a fixture of late November ever since.  The Pilgrims who sailed to this country aboard the Mayflower were originally members of the English Separatist Church.  They had earlier fled their home in England Read More