Tennessee Au Pairs — 2015 Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner!

Friday, 20 November 2015

Every November, I host one of my favorite au pair meetings of the year — our annual Au Pair Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner. I, the Tennessee coordinator, provide the turkey and ham, and everyone else contributes something. Some bring authentic foods from their home country, some bring traditional American cuisine, some bring […]


Happy Host Mother’s Day!

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Au pairs love their host moms for so many reasons. From little things—like keeping favorite snacks on-hand, sharing their shoe collections or cooking amazing Italian meals—to the big stuff (like loving and supporting au pairs like their own family members), Cultural Care Au Pair host moms are awesome! Annika, one of […]


The secret to a successful host family experience!

Monday, 16 March 2015

While you may consider a nanny to be your employee, an au pair by definition is “on par” or “equal to”, indicating that your au pair should be considered more like an extended family member. We recently asked host families to share 1 piece of advice for other families considering […]


Weekend Courses/Classes for Au Pairs!

Friday, 22 March 2013

In addition to traditional school options there are weekend programs in the following states that may be options for au pairs. Please note, the information provided below must be verified by the institution. While we want to make this information available, the institution is the best resource to find the […]


2013 Au Pair Taxes

Monday, 18 February 2013

While Cultural Care is not able to provide specific tax information for host families because their circumstances are so different, we are pleased to provide general guidelines regarding host family and au pair taxes, as well as information to help au pairs complete their tax returns.  Because we update these […]