Posts Tagged ‘davis family’

How Cross-Cultural Communication Empowers Interconnectivity

May 2nd, 2017

Our interconnectivity is fundamental to how people form conceptions and understanding of society and our place in the world and the universe at large. What has defined the human race throughout history is how we communicate with each other, how we learn from one another and how we influence each other. Our energies—curious and creative—fuse […]

Keeping Up with the Davis Family: “Will They All Listen to Me?”

March 20th, 2017

Mellissa, a former au pair from South Africa, is one of several au pairs that stayed with the Davis family in Chicago over the past two decades. These wonderful ladies, along with the Davis family, have agreed to periodically share their thoughts and experiences related to Au Pair in America as part of an ongoing […]

Au Pair Q&A: Meet Jelva from Germany

January 4th, 2017

Jelva, an au pair from Germany, is one of several au pairs that stayed with the Davis family in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, over the past two decades. Jelva and the Davis family were such a great match that she extended her stay for a second year of memories and adventure. She provides some […]

Au Pair Holiday Memories: A First Christmas in the U.S.

December 22nd, 2016

Jelva, an au pair from Germany, shares this recollection of her first Christmas season in the United States. She lived with a host family in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, and was especially excited for holiday decorations. She shares some of her amusing memories of decorating with her host family in the story below. I […]