How to Help Your Au Pair Deal with Homesickness During the Holidays (and a Global Pandemic)

You will notice that this blog post is very familiar. While we like to remind our Host Families of ways to help their Au Pair through homesickness during the holidays, we thought we would update our post with some tips on how to help during the holidays...in a global pandemic. During the holidays, your Au [...]

How to Help Your Au Pair Deal with Homesickness During the Holidays (and a Global Pandemic)2020-11-20T11:19:02-05:00

Outdoor Spring Activities for Kids

Spring has sprung! We can see it in the flowers pushing through the ground, the sun rising before 7:30am and the warmer weather brushing our cheeks. To say we are thrilled is an understatement! It's time to get out the rain boots, light jackets and sunglasses. Your own backyard will provide hours of entertainment for [...]

Outdoor Spring Activities for Kids2020-04-02T11:14:19-04:00

My Top 8 Canadian Books for Children

Summer is a time for soaking up the sun, drinking iced tea and reading! There is nothing better then to spend an afternoon laying on a blanket in the grass and getting caught up with your favourite characters. By reading classic Canadian books, you can learn more about the Canadian culture, languages and connect with [...]

My Top 8 Canadian Books for Children2019-08-20T10:25:25-04:00

Saying Goodbye to Your Au Pair

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 Pair2019-02-19T15:11:57-05:00

Is Your Au Pair Feeling Tired This Winter?

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?2019-02-04T12:28:36-05:00