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August 26, 2013
Back to school: tips for success (part 5)
This is it—those last few days before school finally starts! Make the most of this week ...
August 19, 2013
Back to school: tips for success (part 4)
While still savoring the last few days of summer, you can get your kids ready and excited ...
August 12, 2013
Back to school: tips for success (part 3)
The countdown is on! Here are this week's back to school tips to keep the momentum going o ...
August 5, 2013
Back to school: tips for success (part 2)
It’s no secret that summer is a wonderful time for all; trips to the beach, family vacat ...
August 1, 2013
Back to school: tips for success (part 1)
I know there are technically more than 6 weeks of summer left, but depending on what part ...
July 23, 2013
5 tips to avoid ticks and Lyme disease this season
My baby girl loves being outside and there are amazing parks and paths near our house to e ...
June 21, 2013
How to find an au pair
Finding an au pair can be a daunting task if you are unfamiliar with the process.  Becau ...
May 21, 2013
Host Family Poll: What is the most difficult age to parent?
Parenting can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly challenging – sometimes all in the ...
May 4, 2013
Unique au pair or nanny interview questions
If you have never interviewed a childcare provider, the responsibility can seem daunting. ...
April 11, 2013
Why consider a male au pair?
We asked host mom Tessa Holcomb about her experience hosting male au pairs to care for her ...
March 14, 2013
Defining your au pair’s role within your family
Hiring a live-in au pair and welcoming that person into your family is an exciting and hop ...
February 22, 2013
Household poisoning prevention tips for families and au pairs
Cultural Care Au Pair's Continuing Safety Education Program (CSEP), ensures au pairs are  ...
January 22, 2013
Five ways an au pair can help you keep your 2013 New Year’s r...
New Year’s resolutions—most everyone has them, and they often relate to living better. ...
January 18, 2013
Host Family Poll: How many candidates do you interview before makin...
The phone interview is a critical part of the au pair selection process. Once a family rev ...
December 28, 2012
Cultural Care au pairs to receive Red Cross CPR and First Aid certi...
Are you confident your childcare provider would know what to do in case of emergency? S ...
October 25, 2012
How to establish household rules for your childcare provider
Many of us are uncomfortable around confrontation. Some avoid it at all costs while others ...
September 19, 2012
Sports injury prevention tips for your childcare provider
As part of our au pairs' continuing education during their time in the U.S., local childca ...
September 14, 2012
Host Family Poll: How did your children adjust to getting a new au ...
Once you have said good-bye to your au pair, it may take your children a little time to wa ...

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