A Boulder Au Pair Joins the Local Fire Department (For a day)

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Our group of au pairs has formed a partnership with a local fire department and we’ve worked together on multiple occasions. The Boulder Rural Fire Department runs an annual Fire & CO training and tour for our au pair group, we’ve cooked for them and a few au pairs have […]

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Why Au Pairs Love Boulder

Monday, 1 June 2015

Former au pairs share why they love Boulder so much: Martha, México: When I chose my host family, I didn’t even knew where Boulder was. I hadn’t heard about Boulder ever. Once I live there, I fell in love with that place. The healthy, sport, organic, beautiful city at the base […]

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Advice: Overlapping Au Pairs

Monday, 16 March 2015

I am posting this excellent article written by a colleague in the industry. One Au Pair is leaving and a new one is arriving. Should they meet? Should the departing Au Pair help in training the new arrival? How do the children handle the transition? For expert advice on the […]

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A delight of having an Austrian au pair: Sacher Torte!

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Our most recent au pair is from the Alps near Tirol, Austria. As a goodbye gift, she made us a wonderful sacher torte. (Thanks Andrea!) I thought I’d pass on this amazing dessert from Food & Wine: Cake 6 large eggs, separated 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup almond flour […]

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Au Pair Chores that can save your life (or your time)

Friday, 27 June 2014

In my experience, a great idea for utilizing your au pair’s 45 hours is not only to have a consistent “date night” with your spouse or friends, but also to take each of your children out for a date night with both parents. The other child(ren) can have dinner home […]

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