Culinary Diversity

Sunday, 11 October 2015

I have officially challenged our au pair group to a culinary contest: Over the next six months, the au pair who tries the most different types of international cuisines will be treated to a free dinner by the rest of the group, including me. Need a suggestion on where to […]


Our Splendid Au Pair Group

Saturday, 26 September 2015

One thing I have enjoyed about being a Local Childcare Coordinator has been the opportunity to meet young people from all over the world. At the moment our au pair group is wonderfully diverse and our au pairs are taking full advantage of the cultural exchange aspect of their experience. Our 23 […]


A Host Family’s Guide to Really. Enjoying. Yourself.

Monday, 24 September 2012

Many thanks to our Host Family B. for their thoughtful suggestions for ways our au pairs can get info and discounts on awesome events.  Enjoy! Goldstar Events. Fun ideas, half-price tickets, member reviews, and everything you need for great nights out.  They also have a newsletter through which you can […]


Au Pair Meeting Report: Peabody Essex Museum

Thursday, 15 March 2012

It was awesome! As expected, the Yin Yu Tang house was amazing.  We also saw the Native American Art Exhibit, the Maritime Exhibit, and some incredible photography.  Thanks, Peabody Essex Museum.


Did you Leap?

Wednesday, 29 February 2012

In the last couple of weeks I have been thoroughly entertained by some of my favorite TV shows attempting to commemorate Leap Day, a non-holiday holiday that comes around once every four years on February 29th. One theme that seems prevalent is for the characters to do something they wouldn’t […]