A Host Mom’s Tribute to her Au Pair: Goodbye Caroline!

Monday, 16 May 2016

Caroline left today. She stopped back in for a few days after her travel month, then flew home to Switzerland this morning. Saying goodbye to our first-ever au pair was difficult. My emotions swelled, in particular, as we approached Denver International Airport. As a busy mom, it has meant so […]


A love of fitness and adventure bring au pair and host mom together

Monday, 9 May 2016

May 9, 2016 Rikke Lytsen was an au pair for the Slocum/Hayes family of Boulder, Colorado for the past year-and-a-half. (She returned home to Denmark earlier this year.) Not only was she an amazing au pair to her three host children, Rikke developed a very special relationship with her host […]


Denver Named No. 1 Best City To Live By U.S. News & World Report

Friday, 4 March 2016

What’s it like to live in Denver, CO? Profile written by local expert: Katie Hearsum Founded in the mid-1800s as a mining hub during the gold rush, Denver has come a long way since its Wild West days. Over time, its citizens have evolved from gun-slinging gamblers into an easygoing […]


Au pairs adore Colorado: nicest people, best views!

Monday, 29 February 2016

When we asked our au pairs in Colorado what they love most about living there, the answers are unanimous. Colorado has the friendliest people, the most beautiful landscapes and the healthiest of lifeystyles! Find out more about what makes Colorado the perfect place to spend an au pair year below.  […]


A host family and au pair reunite in Argentina for holiday roadtrip!

Thursday, 28 January 2016

One of my amazing families!!! The Toth family of Colorado recently decided to spend the Christmas and New Year holidays with their former au pair Silvana in her home country of Argentina. Says former host dad John, “We’ve kept in touch with Silvana since she returned home, so, when it came time to plan […]