Close your eyes. Wait, this is a blog. Keep your eyes open! Picture a typical Monday morning; waking up, getting dressed, having breakfast, brushing teeth, kissing the kids goodbye and out the door. Yup, you read that right. Out the door without even thinking about dressing someone else. An Au Pair can be your solution [...]
About Sarah KellySarah Kelly is the owner of Adanac Au Pair. She was an Au Pair in France for a year living with an incredible family. Between stuffing her face with cheese, over exaggerating her French accent to blend in and visiting the beach, she cared for 3 awesome children. When she returned to Canada she became an Aunt! Sarah saw the child care crisis in Canada and thought it was time to bring the Au Pair Program to Canada. She decided to start her own Au Pair agency to share her experience with Canadian families and young adults who want to work & travel.
New year, new you! Well, at least that’s what I told myself just over a week ago. Now that we are in the second week of January, New Year’s Resolutions are starting to become a pain instead of a refreshing awakening. It’s time to bring in reinforcements. Mine is a cross stitch I created of [...]
Today the CBC came out with an article stating that the cost of daycare has increased close to 20% in cities since 2014. Currently, the median cost for infant daycare in Toronto is $1,758 per month! For families who have two or more children, they can be spending upwards of $3000 per month on child [...]
Between holiday prep, party and post-celebration naps, your Au Pair’s emotions about the holidays may get lost somewhere between the first day of advent and New Year’s Eve. Part of the reason your Au Pair came to Canada was to live the life of a Canadian. That means learning how to manoeuvre around Costco without [...]
The holidays can be a time of joy, gathering and delicious food. For about 6 hours, in total. The rest of the time is planning, cooking, and finding new spots for your Elf on a Shelf! Having an Au Pair around to provide an extra set of hands can save you time and help keep [...]
Scrambling Parents in Toronto Can Hire an Au Pair as Alternative to Ministry of Education Care Centres
Recently, an article was released in the Globe and Mail about an after-school care centre being forced to close down for two days out of five because the Ministry of Education found non-compliances in their program. This is caused many parents to scramble to find care for their children. Within the past two years, the [...]