Urgent Care Clinic vs. Emergency Room

Saturday, 9 April 2016

Just in case you ever need urgent (but non-life-threatening) medical care and cannot get an appointment with your primary care physician, please check out this clinic. May au pairs in my group have gone there in the past and reported that this walk-in clinic accepts Aetna insurance (however, always confirm […]


Social media policy for au pairs, and how to get started

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

During the orientation meeting that takes place within two weeks of your au pair’s arrival, your LCC is covering the topic of computer use and your policies for the children and au pair. She will also ask if the au pair understands why these policies are in place. But very […]


Seven tips for creating a great host family profile online!

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Dear host parents who are currently thinking about hosting an au pair or those who have decided to renew their contract and find another (fabulous) au pair to repeat the program with — I thought you might be interested in knowing what au pairs like to find out about your […]


TOEFL® test

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

What Is the TOEFL® test? The TOEFL® test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. The TOEFL® test is the most widely respected English-language test in the […]