8 Summer Safety Tips For Au Pairs

Now that the weather is finally showing signs of improving, those in au pair jobs at the moment will no doubt be spending a lot more time outside with their young charges. And while it’s great to get a vitamin D boost, you do need to make sure you take extra precautions so the kids…

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New Mobile App To Help Au Pairs Make Friends

Advertising your services with an au pair agency is a great idea if you do want to find a placement with a family sooner rather than later – but if you get stationed somewhere far away where you don’t know anyone, it can be really rather daunting. Which is why it’s so exciting to hear…

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Easter Baking Ideas

For au pairs working in the UK, it can be a fun challenge to come up with things to do with the children in your care – especially when there are public holidays or events that give you an obvious theme. With Easter just around the corner, we thought we’d look at a few of…

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Jessica Alba Praises Her Children’s Nanny

It is rare that celebrities even admit to having a nanny, let alone come out to publicly praise them for their hard work and help. But this is just what Jessica Alba has done, with the actress taking to her Instagram account to extol the virtues of her child-minder. Earlier this week, the Sin City…

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Easter Activities Perfect For Children

Once your au pair agency has matched you up with the perfect family in the UK, it won’t be long before the school holidays come along and you’ll be needing to think up ideas to keep the kids entertained. The Evening Standard have some great suggestions of things you can do in London this Easter,…

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Should You Insist On A Contract As An Au Pair?

If you’re keen to spend a few years working as au pairs in the UK or elsewhere, you would certainly be wise to draft your own contract up to give to your host family so you know you’re protected in case something does go wrong. It’s a good idea to make sure you include arrangements…

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How To Get Paid To Travel The World

If you want to travel the world, but make money during the process, there are many routes you can take, least of all signing up with an au pair agency. We see many au pairs come to us for a time as part of their travels around the world, but au pairing may just be…

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High-End Au Pairs Can Earn ‘Up To £104,000’

If you’re mulling over the idea of starting a career as an au pair in London or elsewhere, you may well be swayed by the news that such professionals with high-end positions can earn up to £104,000 a year. New research from Direct Line’s SELECT Premier Insurance has found that au pairs can now earn…

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Prince Harry Introduces Fiancée Meghan To Former Nanny

When you work with an au pair agency, you never know the families you’ll meet, learn from and form bonds with. If you need an example of how these relationships can last a lifetime, just take a look at Tiggy Legge-Bourke, former nanny to HRH Prince Harry. This week, it was reported that Prince Harry…

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3 Half Term Activities To Consider This February

Spring half term, scarily, isn’t really all that far away. Children break up for the holidays on February 15th and won’t be going back to school until the 23rd… which is quite a long time to keep little ones well entertained, particularly at this time of year when the weather can be less than brilliant.…

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