Select an Agency and Au Pair
So you’ve decided that an au pair is the right childcare choice for your family. Great!
These posts will help you select your agency and your au pair. It’s all about making the right match.
If you’re a host family or thinking of being a host family, consider joining the My Au Pair and Me Facebook group. (No au pairs or coordinators, please.) We’re your tribe and place to ask questions.
The Ultimate List of Interview Questions Au Pairs Want to Ask Host Families (But Might Be Too Shy to Ask)
Hi, Abbie and Maddie here. For aspiring au pairs, the first interview with a host family can be extraordinarily stressful. Au pairs are just as nervous about finding the right host family as host families are about finding the right au pair. What should au pairs ask...
Ultimate List of Au Pair Interview Questions
Hi, Abbie and Maddie here. Asking the right questions is crucial to making a great au pair match. There is a fine balance to strike. On one hand you need to learn about what it will be like for this person to live with you and care for your children. You also want...
Host Parent Interview With Lisa Sanabria
This blog post is part of the host parent interview series where we get to know other families who are hosting au pairs. Every family is different and we like to represent a variety of views. We’d love it if you’d consider being a guest on our blog. Message us on...
Host Parent Interview With Jenny Coleman
This blog is part of the host parent interview series where we get to know other families who are hosting au pairs. Every family is different and we like to represent the variety of views. We’d love it if you’d consider being a guest on our blog. Message us on...
Host Parent Interview with the Jones Family
Today we interview the Jones family. They tell us about life during the COVID-19 quarantine and adventures with their three French au pairs.
Interview with host parent Carrie
We sat down with host parent Carrie M to find out more from other host parents like her what her experiences have been with her au pairs, her experiences with rematching, and her advice to other host families.
Tips For Scheduling Across Time Zones
Scheduling across time zones to set up au pair interviews can be challenging. These are the tips, tricks, and tools I use to make world scheduling easier.
How to search for the perfect au pair
Are you struggling with the search to find the perfect au pair? Keep it simple: write down your au pair selection criteria, narrowly filter, and interview.
How to Pick an Au Pair Agency
Should I pick an au pair agency based on cost? Availability of au pairs? Quality of service? These are our au pair agency recommendations.