Learning a New Language with Your Professional Au Pair

While the research behind at what age you should teach your kids another language is vast and varied, one conclusion remains- learning another language is wonderful for your children's neurological development. Not to mention, it's a useful skill in a world where travel is becoming more accessible and commonplace!  Here are some fun ways that your professional au pair can work with your kids to teach them her native tongue. Associate new

Meet apex PROaupair Matching Specialist, Amanda!

Tell us about yourself.  My name is Amanda Levy and I live in Raleigh, NC with my husband and our 2 boys.  My husband and I met online actually! A lot of similarities with the matchmaking I do every day! We now have two sweet boys, Parker is 7 years old and Owen is 16 months. In my rare spare time, I enjoy yoga,

In Their Own Words- Professional Au Pair Chelsea from Australia

Tell us about your host family. I live in New York City with my host parents Scott and Julie, and three boys - twins Ben and Josh (7) and Sam (9). Ben and Josh were born prematurely and both have developmental delays, however, Ben has an ASD diagnosis. Given my background in disability support, I primarily look

Autumn Activities for Kids

Whether you're a professional au pair or a host parent, fall is a fantastic time of year to get out and play. Here are a few ideas to help you make the most of this season.Create an imaginary world with fallen leaves.Raking leaves and jumping in the pile is a classic autumnal activity and for

Professional Au Pairs Visit the Ronald McDonald House

Not only did our professional au pairs and their Area Director, Eva, enjoy the opportunity to give back- they had fun doing it by baking lemon bars and banana muffins! (From left: Area Director Eva, Professional au pairs Lisa, Monika, Stephanie and Kira.)Area Director Eva shares about their experience below. My wonderful professional au pairs and I just got done with our