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Top 10 Ways Your Au Pair Can Keep Boredom at Bay this Winter

 Winter is in full swing and while your kids may be celebrating the start of school holidays, your au pair may be wondering how to keep busy bodies entertained in the cold and windy weather. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top ten… Continue reading

Top 5 FAQs About Hosting an Au Pair

Hosting an au pair is an exciting experience that helps to alleviate much of the stress and pressure that many families face when choosing childcare options. However, having someone new in your home can be daunting for some families. It’s important to communicate openly and… Continue reading

How Hosting an Au Pair Could Solve Your Daycare Woes

  The hefty cost of childcare forms a large part of a family’s budget, but still many parents find themselves unsatisfied with the level of care that their children are receiving for the exorbitant prices. With growing group sizes and ever changing views on parenting… Continue reading

How to Find the Perfect Au Pair for Your Family

So you’ve decided to host an au pair but are nervous about the prospect of having someone new in your home. It can be daunting inviting a new person to share in your life but, if you find the right person, your au pair could… Continue reading

Back To School: The Perfect Time To Hire An Au Pair

With the school holidays over and a new school year beginning, it’s time to get back into your routines. The thought of getting the whole house ready and to school and work on time can sometimes feel overwhelming but have you thought about hiring an… Continue reading

Top 5 Ways To Make Your Au Pair Feel At Home

When you host an au pair in your home, it can take a while to get used to having a new person in the sanctity of your family space. As strange as it may feel for you, it can also be a very unsettling experience… Continue reading

Why Choose An Au Pair?

With so many different options available for child care these days, it can be hard to be sure you are choosing the right type of child care for your family. All children thrive in different environments, but did you know you could hire an au… Continue reading

Au Pairs – A Cost Effective Child Care Solution

  With many families having two working parents these days, child care is a necessity for most families. The prices for day care can range from anywhere from $75 per day and up to over $100 a day, it certainly is not cheap, especially if… Continue reading

What Is An Au Pair?

With the ever-increasing cost of childcare these days, parents are exploring alternatives to traditional day-cares that fit in better with their often busy lifestyles. One of those alternatives is choosing to host an au pair. Hiring an au pair can be done directly or parents… Continue reading

Working Rights for Au Pairs in Australia Extended to 12 Months

Au pairs coming to Australia are now allowed to stay with host families for up to 12 months following a ruling made recently by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Au pairs travel on a Working Holiday visa, which, until now, enabled them to… Continue reading