Travel Blog of a French Au Pair

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Former French au pair Elisabeth Hurel spent a year and nine months in the USA with two host families. She spent her first year in Maryland caring for one boy and her extension term in Washington state with two girls. Her wise advice to all au pairs is this: “When […]

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Encouraging Cultural Exchange

Monday, 4 January 2016

ENCOURAGING CULTURAL EXCHANGE Cultural differencesEncouraging cultural exchangeCultural activitiesCulture shock and adjustment cycleWorking through culture shock By choosing the au pair program to fulfill your childcare needs, you have chosen to add a new member to your family. If you were welcoming a parent, aunt, cousin or niece into your household, […]

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