November Au Pair Meeting – Northampton Fire Station

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Thank you to the Northampton Township Volunteer Fire Company for a terrific November meeting! The au pairs learned about carbon monoxide poisoning as well as fire safety and prevention.  In addition to reviewing these things in detail, several au pairs were fortunate enough to try on the fire uniforms!      

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National Training Conference, Oct. 2017 – Boston

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

I just returned from a great weekend in Boston!  Approximately 800 Cultural Care employees gathered together to meet and learn about the company’s exciting new innovations.  More specifically, the company will be revamping the matching process to make it even more user-friendly.  Additionally, there will be a new, improved personality test […]

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Fun and Easy Thanksgiving Crafts

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Fun and Easy Thanksgiving Crafts If you’re interested in making some of your own Thanksgiving decorations or entertaining the kids when they’re home from school, please see these links: https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/thanksgiving/ http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/thanksgiving-ideas/g2907/thanksgiving-kids-crafts/ http://www.freekidscrafts.com/holidays/thanksgiving-crafts/   My personal favorite is this classic one: https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/thanksgiving/handprint-turkey.asp Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey Craft This adorable handprint turkey is […]

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Driving on Snow and Ice

Friday, 13 October 2017

The weather is changing, and at least a little bit of snow is inevitable.  Host families, please make an effort to prepare your au pair for driving on snow and ice.  This is especially important if your au pair is from a country that stays warm throughout the year.  Please review the […]

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Safety Tips to Avoid Deer While Driving

Friday, 13 October 2017

Host families, please make sure to review driving at night during the fall with you au pairs.  Keep in mind, some au pairs may not be familiar with the hazards deer pose on the road, especially after dark.  The below Newtown Patch article offers some helpful tips/suggestions that are worth reviewing and […]

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