Your Guide to Welcoming Your Professional Au Pair

Tips for Welcoming Your Professional Au Pair5 general tips that you can implement to help your professional au pair settle into the USA.Read here. Preparing Your Professional Au Pair’s BedroomYour professional au pair's bedroom is her respite from a busy and fun day with the kids! Here are some pointers on how to make her room feel

Summer Solstice Traditions from Around the World

Here are 3 international summer solstice traditions.Stockholm, Sweden Many of us are familiar with the idea of the maypole, which Swedes dance around to celebrate the solstice, which they call Midsummer (Midsommar). The maypole is decorated with flowers and ribbons and the day is a joyous celebration! Try building a miniature maypole with your kids to teach them about this fun

Happy Father's Day from apex PROaupair!

Here's a sweet note from one of our professional au pairs, Nina, to her Host Dad, Chris."I'm Nina and a professional au pair in California. I wanted to take the chance to thank my host dad at Father's Day. He isn't a big talker but he shows with all his actions that he is happy

3 Watermelon (or Wassermelone!) Recipes for Kids

Watermelon is very hydrating after playing outside with your children because it contains 92% water and 6% sugar. It’s also full of fiber, potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C!  
Here are 3 fun watermelon recipes to make with kids this season.  Watermelon and Coconut Water SmoothieInspired by this recipe. Ingredients1/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks2 tablespoons cold coconut

Non-Profit Special Books by Special Kids Inspires Millions

SBSK was founded by former Special Education teacher Chris Ulmer. Chris was inspired and energized by working with his students every day and wanted to find a way to share their special stories. In 2016, Chris created a video with his students that went viral and Special Books by Special Kids was born. Today, Chris travels the