Meet Chicago Area Director, Maggie Pickering

Check out more about Area Director Maggie below!Image above: Area Director Maggie (middle) and professional au pairs Sheena, Nina, Marina, and Julia at North Ave. beach.Tell us some fun facts about yourself!  In addition to being an Area Director, I am an actor, runner, and budding sewer! I currently teach theater to 2 and 3-year-olds, and really

Photo Blog- Professional Au Pair Summer Outings

This summer, Area Directors and professional au pairs have had a great time exploring their cities. Be sure to take your professional au pair to your favorite spots while the weather complies! It's a great way to thank her for her hard work.New York CityArea Director Ariane and her professional au pairs enjoyed an afternoon

Documentary 'Swim Team' Brings Hope to All Who Watch

The film takes place in Perth Amboy, N.J. and chronicles the high school swimming career of three main students: Mikey, Robbie and Kelvin. Mikey's parents cofounded the team as a response to their son being ostracized. They knew the potential that he had to succeed.  Swim Team follows the Jersey Hammerheads over two years as they grow as a team,

Road Trip Inspiration for Families with Special Needs

Summer road trips can be a great solution for families with special needs because they allow more flexibility and customization in terms of time, agendas and activities. Venturing out on a road trip soon? Here are some tips to make it a success: Rely on your professional au pair  Your professional au pair loves your kids and she wants to make your life easier!