Category: Au Pair News Australia

Our Expanded Family

A couple years ago we interviewed and selected Miss Chelsey Hart to be an au pair with our small family in a country town in regional NSW. Little did we know at the time that this Minnesotan native from a small country town herself would become a… Continue reading

Managing Food Budgets With An Au Pair

When you welcome an au pair into your home, you will be responsible for giving them safe and secure board and accommodation. Naturally, your household expenses will rise and with that your grocery budget. Enough food is an integral part of feeling safe in a… Continue reading

Top 10 Experiences Not To Miss In Australia On Your Gap Year

Every day in Australia will be a day very different to the European lifestyle – the weather is fantastic and the Australian people easy-going and friendly – but there is so much more for au pairs to experience. Add these top experiences to your not-to-miss… Continue reading

Can An Au Pair Be A Great Alternative To Out Of School Hours Care?

  As any working parent will know, trying to arrange care for your children outside of normal school hours can be a nightmare, especially if you work full time. The cost of these services can also be prohibitive for some families, particularly if you have… Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Hosting An Au Pair Could Help You Achieve The Ultimate Work Life Balance

As a businesswoman and a mother, you work hard to maintain a healthy work life balance. You want to realize your potential in the workplace, but also want to be the best mum you can be for your kids. Hosting an au pair could help… Continue reading

Top 5 Tips For Successful Au Pair Hosting

Hosting an au pair can be a very rewarding and positive experience for both your family and the au pair. However, adding a new guest to your household can be challenging, especially if your relationship doesn’t start off on a positive note. To help you… Continue reading

How Hiring An Au Pair Can Work For Single Mums

Being a single working mum can be hard. You have to do the enormous job of both parents, go to work and still find a way to spend quality time with your beautiful child or children. Hosting an au pair could be just the thing… Continue reading

How to Make the Most out of Hosting an Au Pair

So you’ve found an au pair! You may be excited about finding someone you really like to help you tackle life as a working mum and even more excited about your children getting to interact with someone you know they’ll love too. Hosting an au… Continue reading

How To Balance Your Au Pair’s Hours And Pocket Money

Two important aspects of having an au pair help to look after your children relate to the hours that your au pair will work and the pocket money that you will pay. Pocket money varies depending on the number of hours and the level of… Continue reading

5 Top Tips To Focus On Your Business While Working From Home

Being a mum that works from home definitely has its benefits, but it can also be challenging. Some women find that it is very difficult to really focus on their work because there are just too many things that provide a distraction. Here are our… Continue reading