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Differences Between a Nanny and an Au Pair

This is probably the most common question we get from families who are interested hiring a caregiver for their children through our agency. While there may be a general consensus (at least in Canada, where we are based) of what a nanny is and what her job entails, the notion of what an au pair […]

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Au Pair

Characteristics of a Good Au Pair

Just like each and every one of us is different, so too is every au pair different, and each and every one of their experiences as an au pair will be wonderfully unique. However, there are certain characteristics an au pair should have, or in the very least strive to have or emulate, in order to make […]

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Au Pair

Top 10 Ways to Communicate With Your Host Family

The relationship between a host family and an Au Pair is a unique one because a balance needs to be found between being a part of the family and being an employee. The best way to find this balance and to make a successful placement is by having open communication. Frequent open communication between you […]