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Au Pair – the Low Cost Childcare

Au pair childcare comes with many benefits. Apart from caring for your child they also introduce your child to a new culture, language and personality. This definitely has some positive impact on your child and…

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Tips for Au Pairs

Don’t be afraid to ask questions if you don’t know something. Talk about what expectations the family have regarding discipline. Once you arrive with your host family, try to get to know each other as…

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Tips for Host Families

Families need to remember that an au pair is not necessarily an experienced, professional child care provider. Generally they are a young person from abroad who wants to learn about the Australian culture by living…

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How to Choose the Right Au Pair

Choosing the right childcare giver is important for parents for many reasons including safety and good care of their children. Hiring an au pair is one of the best ways to give your child the…

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All about Au Pair Agency Counsellors

An au pair agency employs representatives, or counselors, to oversee host families and au pairs. The counselor usually is the person who comes to interview and get to know the host family, and they also…

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Happy Au Pair, Happy Children

In the end, most host families and most au pairs want to have a good experience, and they want the other to have a good experience, too. So it comes down to helping each other…

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How to Hire the Best Au Pair

When it comes to childcare, parents are very cautious when hiring a nanny or an au pair. Au pair is a relatively new concept that is finally being recognized as a category in professional childcare…

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Au Pair Vs Nanny

In modern families with both parents working, it is important to have reliable childcare providers. Many parents utilize local nannies and baby sitters who can take care of your child while you are away in…

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What is an Au Pair?

AuPairZ is here to guide you in your journey to select your first Au Pair. Maybe you are considering becoming an Au Pair yourself. First it is important to know exactly what an Au Pair…

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Why an Au Pair?

The presence of an au pair provides certainty and a relaxed atmosphere at home. Since the au pair lives with you during her/his stay, you have a very flexible form of child care. This leads…

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How to Host an Au Pair at Home

Now that you have successfully found the perfect au pair for your children, it is time to set some ground rules for living in your household while also ensuring the au pair will feel at…