We're writing about au pairing in a completely new way. And you're invited to join in the discussion! There's lots to discover and lots to share. Check it out!
Working from home increased dramatically during the pandemic. Now as many parents adjust to hybrid working situations with time spent both in the workplace and at home, an au pair can deliver exactly the flexibility that families need.
We know what comes with being an au pair, but what about the "after"? What happens when your time abroad as an au pair comes to an end? Which is the best path to take? Here are some ideas.
What options do UK families and au pairs from the European Union and from other countries currently have in the United Kingdom after Brexit? PLUS: A major new petition campaign to keep the UK and EU open to young people: you can sign, too!
When is actually the best time to become an au pair - directly after finishing secondary school or after finishing university or some other time? We take a look at this question and offer some help for making your decision.
Culture shock on return is real! Getting back to your own culture can be trickier than you think - with lots of questions and sometimes misunderstandings. Magali, a travel and employment expert based in France, has 4 tips to help deal with the "shock of return".
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.
As the first long-term time abroad for many young people, the au pair stay can be a life-changing experience - full of new encounters, adventures, learning and discovery. Coming home after such an experience is its own special challenge.
For au pairs wondering how to keep host kids happy and entertained (and learning, too) during long days spent mostly at home, blogger Erica Sunjaro has some fun learning activities to suggest.
You asked and they've answered! On our Instagram you could send your questions to former au pairs - now they've each answered 7 top questions in a video. Don't miss their experienced input. And follow us on Instagram to send your questions in the next round to Sharia, a former au pair in the UK!
These 5 steps will help you be sure to get the most out of your au pair stay and get you ready for all the special experiences that come when you take time off in a gap year and head to a foreign country as an au pair.
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