How to Nail School Shopping on a Budget!

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

A special visiting post by Kris Louis: While many of us are quarantining at home, online shopping has become the norm. Following the initial rush for groceries and cleaning supplies, shopping goals have shifted to entertainment, home improvement and supplies for children’s activities. Now is a great time […]


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 […]