BACK-TO-SCHOOL CHILDCARE An au pair can make the school year a breeze.

Friday, 31 August 2018

Homeroom teacher? Check. New pencils and binders? Check. Lunch box full of tasty snacks? Check. Before-school, after-school, sick day, snow day, and holiday childcare? Must be a trick question … how is that even possible? For many families, it can be hectic and time-consuming to find flexible coverage during the […]

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Au pair Chore List

Friday, 11 May 2018

A great idea for utilizing your au pair’s 45 hours is not only to have a consistent “date night” with your spouse or friends, but also to take each of your children out for a date night with both parents. The other child(ren) can have dinner home with your au […]

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What is Light Housekeeping?

Friday, 11 May 2018

Housekeeping Au pairs can work up to 45 hours per week, 10 hours per day. If you would like your au pair to complete housekeeping duties, it must stay within the 45 hours per week. Each family is different, but here are some reasonable expectations:   What the State Department […]

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Top Ten Helpful Hints for a Successful Year for Au Pairs

Friday, 11 May 2018

Top Ten Helpful Hints for a Successful Year for Au Pairs 10. ADMIT IF YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND. Let your host family know if the language is a problem. Admit if you do not understand a word or directions. Do not be afraid to ask questions. Relax- your English will improve […]

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Playgrounds of Hunterdon

Saturday, 31 March 2018

Playgrounds in Hunterdon County Area Au pairs are always looking for fun playgrounds in the area.  Here are some of my favorites and some new ones. https://www.jerseyfamilyfun.com/…/hunterdon-county-parks-p…/ Field of Dreams Clinton Township http://www.njplaygrounds.com/…/field-of-dreams-annandale-nj/ Playgrounds in Hunterdon County Great Big Kids Area https://mommypoppins.com/…/kidstreet-playground-playdate-pe…

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