Meet San Jose, CA Area Director, Emily DuToit!

Tell us some fun facts about yourself I have a cat that I adore named Luna. Breakfast food is the best food - pancakes, Eggs Benedict or more recently chilaquiles are my go-to dishes when I'm out for breakfast. My goal this year is to start taking Spanish classes to become conversational. Current travel wish list spots: New Orleans, Cuba, Alaska, Guatemala and Amsterdam. I enjoy planning trips

The First Day of School with Your Professional Au Pair

The first day of school can be exciting, terrifying or something in between for kids. Your professional au pair will definitely make the transition smoother for your family. Here are a few tips and tricks for this busy time of year.Clearly communicate changes with your professional au pair.If your children are attending a new school

Meet Denver Area Director, Liz Imatani!

Tell us some fun facts about yourself.I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and have since moved around to California, Arizona, and Colorado with my husband and now 2-year-old daughter. We are expecting a baby boy in November.I worked as a professional live-in and live out nanny across the country for many years, including

3 Surprising Ways the German and English Languages are Similar

English and German are Germanic LanguagesWhile English borrows many of its words from Latin, French and Greek, it is actually considered a Germanic language. This means that the majority of the most common words in modern English have German roots. This blending of languages came about over a thousand years ago, when French, English and

Meet Orange County Area Director, Eva Tran

Tell us some fun facts about yourself I am your cliché au pair who fell in love with California and never 
left! Well kind of... I am from Germany and used to be an au pair in 
Orange County myself eleven years ago. I met my now husband and when my  
first year was up, I went home to