Au Pair’s last day

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Usually the au pair’s last legal work day is a Monday. As you actually pay for a stipend to the au pair for 51 weeks, most host families use that last Monday as a cleaning/goodbye day and not a working day . _____ arrived in the USA on _____ so the last legal date is Monday _____. Where will she sleep once your new […]


Au Pair Travel Information

Monday, 16 June 2014

Travel information for au pairs Au pairs who want to travel outside the U.S. during their initial program year or as extension au pairs must pay close attention to travel restrictions placed on J-1 visitors. Leaving the U.S. often requires action on the part of the au pair before their […]


Free ESL classes

Sunday, 20 May 2012

one of these classes will count toward the au pair educational requirement as they are not in a  traditional classroom setting in an accredit post-secondary institution of education. But, they will improve your English skills, at no or very little cost. 1.For the ultimate convenience- online ESL classes 2. […]


Do you really understand?

Monday, 19 March 2012

Speaking the Same Language After host parents explain something to their au pair, it’s always a good idea to ask a simple question afterward: “Do you understand what I mean?” Given cultural and language differences this can help keep misinterpretation to a minimum. To be absolutely certain that everyone is […]