October 22, 2015

Cindy and Mark, host parents from Massachusetts have two sons and a daughter, Mira, who has cerebral palsy. In addition to outside therapy and support, the family hired Laura, a professional au pair and physiotherapist from Germany, to live with the family and provide home-based support. Cindy and Mark can see that Mira adores Laura [...] Read More »

Meet Ben and his Professional Au Pair Bianca
October 17, 2015

Katie Gaughen, a Social Worker from Hingham Massachusetts, has three kids under the age of three, including her son Ben who has been diagnosed with autism. When juggling three toddlers and Bens special needs became too much for Katie her husband, they made the decision to seek extra help. After unsuccessfully trying regular agencies, they [...] Read More »

Meet Eric and his Professional Au Pair Ina
July 15, 2015

Three year-old Eric is a smart, curious little boy who loves to explore. Eric’s au pair, Ina, an educator and pre-school and kindergarten teacher from Germany, frequently takes Eric to the museum and to other cultural outings. Host mom Nada appreciates Ina’s understanding of Eric’s developmental milestones and the reliable support she provides to the [...] Read More »

Meet Pediatric Nurse Alex
April 02, 2015

"I really needed someone who loves babies!” said host mom Uli, who runs her own business out of her home in Connecticut and has two children under the age of two years old. Uli and her husband found peace of mind with Alex, a pediatric nurse from Germany. See Romy & Till's story - Pediatric [...] Read More »

Nicole Thanksgiving
December 08, 2014

Being thankful for the little moments in life My name is Nicole, I'm an occupational therapist from Germany and live with my wonderful host family in Boston. Two girls of five and a boy with special needs who is eleven years old. My life changed in the last few weeks as our relationship grew more [...] Read More »