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

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 [...]

Scrambling Parents in Toronto Can Hire an Au Pair as Alternative to Ministry of Education Care Centres 2017-11-22T09:59:41+00:00

Top 7 Way to Keep Your Au Pair Memories

Living abroad for a year provides many memories that you will want to keep forever. There are some moments that you want to stay private, but others that you will want to share with anyone who will listen! What is the best way to keep memories while being an Au Pair? Here are the top [...]

Top 7 Way to Keep Your Au Pair Memories 2017-07-12T09:22:43+00:00

My Au Pair Experience in France: Courtney from Canada

By: Courtney Dotchin Becoming an Au Pair at the age of 26? Are you crazy? Well, sometimes I thought maybe I was…but the thought of not being an Au Pair and staying in Canada to move onto “the next step” is what I feared even more. My name is Courtney Dotchin. I’m a 27 year old Canadian [...]

My Au Pair Experience in France: Courtney from Canada 2017-05-19T13:00:09+00:00

Canadian Parent’s Options for School-Aged Child Care

What time do you start work? 9am? 8am? 7am? And what time does your child’s school start at? Many Canadian schools start between 8:30am and 9:30am. This makes dropping off in the morning a challenge for many families. Adding to this struggle, the end of the school day can be as early as 2:50pm. This doesn't [...]

Canadian Parent’s Options for School-Aged Child Care 2018-01-12T15:23:33+00:00

Canadian Parents Struggling with Finding Flexible Child Care: Hire an Au Pair!

In Canada, 69% of families have dual-earning parents with a child age 16 and younger, 75% of which work full-time hours , making dependable and accommodating childcare difficult to find. What is the solution? Find flexible child care. For many Canadian families, this is easier said than done considering location of child care centres, hours [...]

Canadian Parents Struggling with Finding Flexible Child Care: Hire an Au Pair! 2017-01-06T20:58:11+00:00