Vacationing With Your Au Pair

What are the expectations regarding taking your Au Pair on vacation with the family?  Many families choose to take their Au Pair with them on vacations.  Imagine a family vacation with an extra set of hands to help with the airport chaos or to assist at the beach and around the pool.  Imagine a ski holiday where you (more…)

Dollars and Sense – The Cost of an Au Pair

Some recent media coverage has highlighted the exorbitant costs associated to daycare in Canada. What does this mean when it comes to hosting an Au Pair? According to a recent article in the Vancouver Sun, a typical family in Vancouver with a child in full-time care can expect to pay approximately $50,000 for childcare. That (more…)