Articles for, by and about host families. All about the au pair stay especially from the host family's perspective.
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.
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.
The summer school holidays have a way of coming sooner than expected and can pose a major challenge for working parents. With the right childcare and a summer au pair as part of your family team, you and your family can relax and be ready to enjoy everything the summer may bring.
Steffi was an au pair at the age of 23 and in the meantime has two sons of her own and an au pair at home. She knows exactly what's important for the successful management of an au pair stay and shares her advice here and in a Spanish blog for mothers "Club de Madres Empoderhadas".
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.
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