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 […]

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What Leads to Work Life Balance?

Saturday, 18 February 2012

The Families and Work Institute has identified a number of factors that predict work-life conflict among employed parents in their National Study of the Changing Workforce. In addition to job pressure, job satisfaction and other work-centered aspects such as supervisor support and autonomy, there are also family factors. These include […]

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“Doctor’s Best” Medical Urgent Care clinic in nearby Berwyn, PA

Saturday, 18 February 2012

A host mom recently recommended a new doctor’s office in Berwyn, PA : Doctor’s Best Immediate Medical Care. for more information see their website www.dbimc.com 552A Lancaster Avenue Berwyn, PA 19312 HOURS Monday – Friday  8 am to 8 pm Saturday  9 am to 5 pm Sunday  9 am to 3 pm […]

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More Great Reasons for Family Dinner time

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Eat dinner with your teens: A 2007 study from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University has found a correlation between teenage smoking, drinking, and drug abuse (both prescription and illegal) and the number of times families eat dinner together during the week, with the largest […]

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