Things Your LCC Wish Host Families Knew

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

An article I wrote for the fabulous, Au Pair Mom blog. I hope you find it helpful! As a host family with an au pair, there are a lot of things you need to know—State Department regulations, your agency’s rules, and how to help your au pair get everything from […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]