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 […]


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 […]


An Au Pair Reflects on her American Race

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Evelin, a wonderful au pair from Switzerland who just finished her year reflects on one of her favorite moments during her time in Boulder, Colorado: “One of my many awesome experiences in my year as an au pair was to run the Bolder Boulder 10k. Every year on Memorial Day […]