• Au Pairing for Babies

    When we au pair for babies, or the very small children it often comes with added responsibility. Babies can only eat certain things and have to stick to their sleep schedules. Babies need to be stimulated as they are constantly learning, growing and developing...
  • Healthy Eating Habits for Children

    Healthy Eating We all know the importance of healthy eating, but do we realise just how important it is to ensure that growing children are eating a healthy and balanced diet? In many working parent households, the au pair or nanny is responsible for preparing...
  • Interview Tips and Hints

        We all know that going to an interview can be a very daunting task and we are inclined to become anxious before an interview. This need not be the case! There are things we can do to better prepare ourselves for the...
  • Looking for an Au Pair? Tips for a Host Family

    Are you looking to hire an au pair? You may already have established that hiring an au pair to look after your treasured children will include many benefits such as constant supervision, help with their homework and the reassurance of a safer environment. There...
  • What is the difference between an Au Pair and a Nanny?

    The question of the difference is between an au pair and a Nanny is a popular one, as the two roles have taken on a slight blur over the years. According to the Oxford Dictionary, an au pair is “a young foreign person, typically...
  • Games to keep your Babysitting Jobs interesting.

    Babysitting jobs tend to require a great need for ‘entertaining’ the children that you are employed to care for. It is easy to run out of ideas for babysitting games if you are spending a lot of time together. Let us enlighten you with...
  • Are there Au Pair jobs in South Africa?

    Au pair jobs more commonly had the reputation of being international positions that South Africans would apply for as they graduated from High School. This was a means of earning an income but still being able to travel and have fun overseas. This association...
  • Child care courses to further your Au Pair career

    Achieving a qualification in child care will not only give you the upper hand as a candidate looking for an au pair job, but will also assist you in becoming a better employee if you are already employed in an existing child care role....
  • Become an Au Pair

    Becoming an au pair was previously associated with moving overseas to do so, but this is certainly not the case anymore. Au pair jobs in South Africa have become a fun way to earn a living while studying, but also has the potential to...