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 Pair2019-02-19T15:11:57-04:00

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

What You Need to Know About Cannabis in Canada

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 Canada2018-10-15T15:53:51-04:00

Is An Au Pair Right For My Family? Part 1: Extra Set of Hands

It's Monday morning. You wake up to your alarm clock which you have strategically set so you have 15 minutes of quiet time before anyone else in the house wakes up. You sit down with your cup of coffee (you remembered to set the coffee maker the night before-yay you!), and think about how this [...]

Is An Au Pair Right For My Family? Part 1: Extra Set of Hands2018-06-11T08:56:03-04:00