My Favourite Canadian Holiday Traditions

When I was an Au Pair, I decided to stay in Europe for the holiday season to travel around instead of returning to Canada to be with my family. As magical as it was listening to Mozart’s music in Vienna, there were a few traditions that I truly missed while being away. Since I grew [...]

My Favourite Canadian Holiday Traditions2017-02-17T10:11:48-05:00

The Rising Costs of Daycare and How That Compares to an Au Pair

An article was recently released by Jaqueline Hansen, of CBC, who reported on the rising costs of child care in Canada; specifically, the rising costs of daycare across Canada. Her report, based on a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, displayed how much Canadians actually spend on child care. The results were both [...]

The Rising Costs of Daycare and How That Compares to an Au Pair2017-06-06T10:11:40-04:00

Seven Things Your Au Pair Does Not Want You To Know

Now that your Au Pair has been with your family for a while, it may seem as though she is having a enjoyable time in Canada as she is making new friends, improving upon her English skill and having fun with your children. Things may seem to be peachy keen but there are some things [...]

Seven Things Your Au Pair Does Not Want You To Know2018-06-15T11:06:33-04:00

Celebrating Canada’s Winter Holidays With Your Au Pair

It’s that time of year again where temperatures go down and twinkle lights go up. This is a special time of year for many families to celebrate important traditions and a great opportunity to share new experiences with your Au Pair. This may be your Au Pair’s first time spending the holidays in North America, [...]

Celebrating Canada’s Winter Holidays With Your Au Pair2016-12-07T12:42:30-05:00

Amazing Experience: My Year as an Au Pair in Canada

We’ve had the great opportunity of hearing from Anne who is an Au Pair in Mississauga, ON. She gave us great insight into her time so far as an Au Pair in Canada and we want to share it with you! Here is Anne’s story: Since I was 14 years old, I decided that I [...]

Amazing Experience: My Year as an Au Pair in Canada2017-01-25T12:53:40-05:00

Requirements to Host an Au Pair in Canada

The more we talk to parents about Au Pairs, the more we are asked about the requirements to host an Au Pair. There is a common misconception that Au Pairs are for the elite or a Kardashian-type family. In reality, Au Pairs are an affordable child care option for many Canadian families and they provide [...]

Requirements to Host an Au Pair in Canada2017-11-30T10:19:57-05:00

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