Tips For Communicating About Problems  With Your Host Family.

Tips For Communicating About Problems  With Your Host Family. How you approach an issue of concern with your host family will often determine the outcome. A thoughtful, respectful approach will prompt success, but an aggressive, demanding conversation is likely to harm your relationship. American culture is supportive of positive solution-focused communication. Talking about concerns is Read More

Welcome to Camp Au Pair in America!

When kids are out of school for the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to become bored and  sometimes that leads to sibling squabbles and mischief. Even though they don’t realize it, they are usually missing routine and predictability in their daily schedule. One solution is to make fun plans to keep them busy!  Read More

Understanding your Au Pair Insurance 2020 and 2021 arrivals

Understanding your Au Pair Insurance for 2020 and 2021 arrivals  * Depending on your country of origin, you may have some differences in your benefits. This is a summary of the basic plan. Go to your Au pair portal to confirm which insurance plan you have.  Before it becomes an emergency, google where is the closest Read More

10 Tips for Vacationing with your Host Family

Here are 10 Tips for Vacationing with your Host Family so that everyone has a great time, and the kids are safe! 1. Tag, your it! I had a host family with 3 small children tell me that when it was the au pair’s turn to be responsible for the children (and vice versa) they Read More

Top 10 Tips- Vacationing with your Au Pair!

  As a host family, it is great to have your Au Pair along on a vacation. However, there are pitfalls that can happen One of the biggest issues is the danger that can be involved when no-one is clear about whose job it is to oversee the kids. Here are 10 Tips Read More