Household handbook

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

A host family’s household handbook is the most important communication tool for their au pair year.  It’s a document created and customized by the host family that sets out childcare and household rules, including the children’s schedules, curfews, house guest policies, car and cell phone rules, etc. It’s a guide […]


Fantastic Mexican Au Pair, 22, Available in July

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

I’d love to find a great host family for this wonderful candidate! Anne, 22, is from Mexico and has spent the last two years as a part-time nanny. She’s also studied Preschool education at university. Anne has had her driver’s licensed for 2+ years and frequently drives her own car […]


Happy Tax Season!

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

I get LOTS of questions this time of year regarding taxes from both Au Pairs and Host Families, so here is some information that you might find useful. First off, Cultural Care (including myself) cannot offer tax advice. What the company has done is prepared some general guidelines: TAX-information-2014.  There is […]


Swedish Au Pair with LOTS of infant experience – available mid-July

Monday, 26 January 2015

I saw such a fantastic candidate enter the applicant pool today!  Her name is Sofia and she’s from Sweden.  Sofia has almost 2000 HOURS of infant experience (caring for a little boy, Lucas, since 2012), and during her summer breaks from studying Social Sciences, she has worked as a personal […]