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Au Pair Tips: What To Do If You Have Problems With Your Host Family

How to handle problems that may arise with your host family. The au pair experience is usually a positive and exciting one. However, every now and then problems can arise between an au pair and their host family. Here are some of the most common problems and what you can do to prevent them... more

We Are Family: A Conversation With The Langtons

Today, when we think of family, no single image comes to mind. Nowadays, the typical family structure includes blended families, single parent families and same-sex parent families. With this in mind, we have asked parent bloggers to share their experiences raising families in today's world. Heidi, from parenting blog... more

Want To Hire An Au Pair? Ask These 5 Questions First

Questions to ask yourself to find out if hiring an au pair is the right decision for you. Are you thinking about hiring an au pair but not entirely sure what it entails – or even if it’s the right childcare solution for your family? Indeed, au pairs are a... more

The Au Pair Contract: Why You Need It And What It Should Say

Everything host families need to know about creating an au pair contract. One way to ensure that the au pair experience will be a success is for both the host family and the au pair to know exactly what they are letting themselves in for. An au pair contract is the best way to do this.   Before your au... more

What Do Parents Really Think About Valentine’s Day?

To stay in or go out, that is the question for parents come Valentine’s Day. While the thought of having a romantic evening just the two of you is nothing short of wonderful, sometimes the practical side of life gets in the way. As questions such as can we find a... more

How You Can Make This A Valentine’s Day To Remember With Care.com

Are you looking to be spoiled this Valentine’s Day? Look no further as Care.com is giving you the chance to win the luxurious Ritual of Dao Calming Ceremony giftset from Rituals. **CLICK HERE TO ENTER RAFFLE** Photo Source: © 2019 Rituals.com We all have different ideas of the... more

The Best Cities In The Uk To Celebrate Your Love

Love is in the air! Care.com has analysed which cities in the UK provide the best opportunities for a romantic date. From gazing into each other’s eyes across a checkered tablecloth to lying wistfully under sundrenched trees, each of us have our own idea of romantic bliss. But we... more

7 Ideas For Valentine’s Day With Your Elderly Loved Ones

Great ideas for the elderly loved ones in your life on Valentine’s Day. There is perhaps no more fulfilling and worthwhile way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than by spending it with an elderly loved one in your life.   If you have an aging parent, grandparent or neighbour who would... more