prematching with an au pair

Can we bring a PreMatch Au Pair to the US without an agency?

by cv harquail March 7, 2012

Dear AuPairMom- We are on a 4 month sabbatical in Cape Town, SA and we have a great local nanny here. We’d like to bring her back with us to our home in Brooklyn, NY in April. Can this be done? Can we avoid the agencies/sponsors? Dear CapeTownHostMom- Yes, you can bring a caregiver from […]

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Would you Pre-Match with your Au Pair’s Sister?

by cv harquail March 6, 2012

Dear Au Pair Mom – We have just extended with a great au pair. It was hard for us to find someone from my own home country so that my 2 children could be exposed to the the language and culture. We were lucky enough to have found someone who is responsible and caring. She […]

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Should we match with a friend of our current Au Pair?

by cv harquail September 13, 2010

Birds of a feather flock together, and often great au pairs have wonderful people as friends. When you have a terrific au pair whom you wish you could replicate, sometimes matching with his or her friend seems like the next best thing. Or is it? Host Mom Sandy D. asks: We are finishing up our […]

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