Saying Goodbye to Your Au Pair

2019-02-19T15:11:57+00:00

Your Au Pair's time in Canada is almost over. Can you believe it is time for them to go home? Use these tips (some practical and others emotional) to make your Au Pair's departure smooth: Close bank account: Before your Au Pair leaves the country, they will need to close their bank account. Remind them a [...]

Saying Goodbye to Your Au Pair2019-02-19T15:11:57+00:00

Is Your Au Pair Feeling Tired This Winter?

2019-02-04T12:28:36+00:00

We did it! We made it through the shortest days of the year, an arctic vortex (for all except the lucky West coasters) and we finally have another holiday coming up. Even though it is like this every winter, we are still surprised when our energy levels are low. Since this is your Au Pair's [...]

Is Your Au Pair Feeling Tired This Winter?2019-02-04T12:28:36+00:00

How to Start the New Year Off Right

2019-01-08T16:05:58+00:00

Happy 2019! 2018 was full of wonder, awe and frankly some disappointments. But with the start of a New Year comes new opportunities and new ways to make the most out of the year ahead. Here are the ways that you can start the New Year off with a bang: 1. Skip the Resolution Unless [...]

How to Start the New Year Off Right2019-01-08T16:05:58+00:00

Last Minute Gift Ideas For Your Host Family

2018-12-17T11:43:04+00:00

The holidays are just around the corner and there are some people (stop looking at me!) who hold out on gift buying until the very last minute. Fear not procrastinators, for I am here to help you with gift ideas you can make/buy for your host family on a budget! 1. Picture book If you [...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas For Your Host Family2018-12-17T11:43:04+00:00

How to Get Kids Excited About Reading

2018-11-12T15:20:17+00:00

We all know the many benefits of getting our kids to read at an early age. But how do we get our kiddies to enjoy reading. We all would like to think that our kids are the bookworm type, but realistically we all know (or were) a kid who dislikes reading. Here are some tips [...]

How to Get Kids Excited About Reading2018-11-12T15:20:17+00:00

What You Need to Know About Cannabis in Canada

2018-10-15T15:53:51+00:00

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past year, you are probably aware that cannabis will be legalized in Canada on October 17th, 2018. Why this date? And why regulate it? We have the answers for you and what this new legalization means to you as a newcomer to Canada. 1) Why is [...]

What You Need to Know About Cannabis in Canada2018-10-15T15:53:51+00:00