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!
We interviewed a German host mom together with her Danish au pair to get their first-hand tips about how to have a successful cooperation and a great au pair stay.
The AuPairWorld Family Handbook is a customisable tool for presenting all the important information about activities in your family so that a new au pair can get off to the best possible start.
Paz Nachón, a Madrid-based host mother blogger and an expert on multilingual family environments, shares her strategies for making the most of au pairing's win-win potential.
The summer school holidays have a way of coming sooner than expected and can pose a major challenge for working parents. With a summer au pair on your team, you and your family can relax and be ready to enjoy everything the summer may bring.
What's it really like having an au pair in the summer months? A German-Spanish family based in Barcelona shares their story.
Finding a productive partnership with your au pair
Liliam and her family recently moved from the Netherlands to Berlin and will soon welcome their sixth au pair.
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