Consider a Polish Au Pair for your Family

Monday, 20 June 2016

Have you ever wondered what makes Polish au pairs so special? Our recruitment team in Warsaw would like to share some of their top cultural insights with you below. Staying power: Coming to the USA seems unreachable for the average citizen. They must obtain a visa to travel as a tourist so […]


Parenting Around the Globe: What is Common Sense?

Saturday, 7 May 2016

As a Local Childcare Consultant with Cultural Care Au Pair, I have supported and provided cultural training for numerous host families who have welcomed an au pair into their home. Welcoming an au pair into your home is more than just affordable live-in childcare, a family is inviting a foreign […]


Power Struggles Between Your Childcare Provider & Your Children

Friday, 22 April 2016

What do you do when there is a personality clash between your kids and your childcare provider? This situation can happen to anyone whether you are a professional nanny, an au pair, or a babysitter. I came across this insightful video from a clinical psychologist, Dr. Laura Markham.  Dr. Markham provides some […]


A Latin American Au Pair May Be Good for Your Family

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Due to their school schedule, Summer is the time when many of our au pairs from Colombia, Brazil and Mexico come to join host families. This year we are also welcoming au pairs from Panama! Culturally, Latin American au pairs are warm, friendly and very family oriented. They often have […]


Meet the 2016 “Host Family of the Year” Finalists

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Over 500 au pairs nominated their families for our Host Family of the Year Award – Wow! It’s obvious from these au pairs’ essays that what makes a host family great are three simple things: 1. they support a cultural exchange experience; 2. they invest in knowing their au pairs personally; and […]