January 2018 AP meeting!!

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Au Pairs, I reserved Diamond Gymnastics for our January meeting on Sunday, January 7th at 7 PM to 8:30 PM. We will get cakes from Costco, drinks and snacks. $15 per person and if you attend, you have to pay, as they count every head that enters the building, excluding the LCC’s. Please […]

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Planning Vacation Time

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Planning Vacation Time As you know, every Au Pair is entitled to 14 days paid vacation time every year. Ideally, your Au Pair will take their vacation one full week at a time, so they can see our country and have a true break from their duties. It is also […]

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If you want to extend…

Saturday, 16 September 2017

If you want to extend… An Au Pair who wants to extend has traveling restrictions during his/her second year. Here is the choice you must make: Extend your visa within the USA or travel to your home country to renew your visa.  The advantage of extending your J1 visa within the USA is that […]

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Educational Component- Frequently Asked Questions

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Educational Component- Frequently Asked Questions The educational component is one of the most rewarding but most complicated part of the Au Pair year. I have begun to hear some of the same questions quite frequently, so I thought I would start a list, in case your question is listed here: Q: I […]

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The Spirit of the Program- Balancing Expectations Honestly

Saturday, 16 September 2017

The Spirit of the Program- Balancing Expectations Honestly In spite of all I can do to prepare families and Au Pairs for the experience, there have been an usual number of matches lately that have come unstuck. The people involved have different traits, schedules and personalities but it really comes […]

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