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Activities & Things to Do

Our au pairs and host families work together to plan daily schedules and activities for their children. Caring for children is a full time job requiring full attention, so this section aims to make it easy for parents and au pairs to get creative and try new things throughout the au pair placement. The activities discussed here are a great opportunity for host parents, host kids and au pairs to bond and make lasting memories.


Au Pair Travel: Chicago, Illinois

The third largest city in the United States, Chicago is a hub for culture and activity and a blend of Eastern European influence and Midwestern charm. Au pairs can expect to have a wonderful time visiting Chicago! 

Wednesday, November 16th

Au Pair Recipes: Kid Friendly Halloween Treats

We know how much kids love playing with their food, so why not make some extra cute (not too scary) treats with your children this Halloween! Here are three au pair and kid friendly recipes to enjoy this October.

Friday, October 7th

Au Pair Travel: Seattle, Washington

Seattle is known as the Evergreen State, and in recent years its food, coffee and music scene have made it a mecca. Seattleites love coffee, the outdoors and are always looking for a good time - its a great place to visit during your 30 day grace period!

Monday, September 12th
Au Pair and Child Activity

Tips and Tricks: Fun Activities with Kids

Whether spending time one-on-one with your child or doing something as a family with your au pair, sometimes coming up with activities can be a challenge. We’re here to help with some fun ideas!

Friday, September 2nd

5 Fun After School Activities for Kids

The kids had a great day and are home from school, but now what? Here are 5 fun, healthy and productive activities to make every evening a blast. 

Tuesday, August 23rd

Au Pair Travel: Miami, Florida

Miami, nicknamed “The Magic City” has great weather, beautiful beaches, and vibrancy unmatched anywhere else in the U.S. If you’re coming to Miami coming for a vacation, be sure to stay at least a week and experience all Miami-Dade County has to offer.

Sunday, August 21st

Top 5 Family Friendly Labor Day Activities

Labor Day Weekend 2016 is nearly upon us! Many families take advantage of this last long weekend before the school year kicks into gear --but its not always necessary to plan something elaborate! Check out our list of the top 5 Family Friendly Labor Day Activities!

Thursday, August 18th

Au Pair Travel: Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. is the capital city of the United States of America. Located between Maryland and Virginia it's not actually a state, but a Federal District. The political awareness in this town is high, but that doesn’t stop residents from having fun and treating visitors like you to some pretty amazing sights!

Monday, August 1st

Sweet Kid-Friendly Fourth of July Treats

It’s almost Independence Day! We’ve found some kid friendlyrecipes you can make (that look patriotic as well) enjoy!

Thursday, June 16th

Au Pair Travel: Berkeley, California

Au pairs from Berkeley California recently experienced American Culture in the form of a baseball game!  Read what they thought of the experience.

Tuesday, May 31st