Articles for, by and about host families. All about the au pair stay especially from the host family's perspective.
Host families are experts on au pairing. That's why we always are glad to share their tips so that you can have a successful experience with your au pairs. Host mother Susi has shared her tips on a video, while Steffi, ex au pair and current host mum, has prepared a list for you.
You want to find the perfect au pair for your family, but are uncertain how to use all the tools and resources that AuPairWorld provides? Our Customer Service team has put together a list of inside tips to help you get the best results right from the start.
Working from home has increased dramatically during the pandemic. For many families, having an au pair is a key part of making their new home office arrangements possible – and successful!
In a new video made in collaboration with AuPairWorld, Jarryd gives the four top reasons why host families might want to include male au pairs in their searching options.
Psychologist and experienced host mother Clarissa Mosley writes about a troubling fear that host mothers (and au pairs) sometimes have. What is the risk of an affair between the host father and the au pair? An excerpt from the author's new book "Au Pairs with Ease".
In an excerpt from her new book "Au Pairs with Ease", psychologist and experienced host mother Clarissa Mosley writes about a simple technique that can help host parents connect strongly with their au pairs and motivate them successfully.
Mother and blogger Jennifer Landis describes her family's route to deciding to host an au pair option and how the results have been.
5 simple tips for giving tasks to your au pair
The Viehbrook Farm is located in a thoroughly rural part of Northern Germany, a full hour by car from the city of Hamburg. Even in this 100% non-urban setting, this farm-based family has been able to welcome two au pairs with great success.
Heading out for a day trip with the kids can quickly assume the dimensions of a Himalayan expedition. It can feel like a thousand things have to be packed in your bag – and then you still wind up missing something!
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