Things Your Local Childcare Consultant Wishes Host Families Knew

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

One of my wonderful co-workers — Julie Dye, Local Childcare Consultant (LCC) for Cultural Care and host mom in Colorado — has published this online article as a guest post for the “AuPairMom website”. In it she describes the things your LCC wishes all of her host families knew: Our […]


Best practices for vacationing with an au pair

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Since it is summer time and many of you are taking their au pair on vacation, I thought you might like this list of collected tips that was put together by another host family. Be clear why you are taking your au pair. Do you need her/him to provide childcare […]


Poison Oak — Do NOT touch!

Friday, 8 May 2015

Are you an outdoor person? Do you enjoy running, hiking or biking in the woods? Please let me tell you about a plant you definitely want to avoid touching. It is growing all over California … and Tilden Park in Berkeley is full of it. It’s called Poison Oak and […]