FAQ – How much vacation time do au pairs get?

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Au Pairs get 2 weeks of paid vacation – 14 days Monday through Sunday, not 14 weekdays. They also get 1 1/2 consecutive days off per week and, once a month, one full weekend off.  Many times au pairs and host families inquire if the 14 days means an au pair gets […]


FAQ: Do au pairs have to pay taxes?

Saturday, 4 October 2014

While Cultural Care Au Pair is not able to provide specific tax information for host families and au pairs 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 […]


Every Au Pair Should Have Mad Money – Manage Your Money Wisely!

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

You don’t know what mad money is? Well, it’s that extra $50, $250, $500, or whatever sum you think you might need to pay unexpected bills.  That clarified, let’s move on to the question WHY you need mad money. 1. TAXES: Will you have saved enough to pay yours? Usually, […]


October is Anti-Bullying Awareness Month!

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Happiness. Healthy habits. Success. Yes, we all want these qualities in our children. But do you know the underlying trick to get there? It is building their confidence! While insult and injury are, unfortunately, part of life and can be quite crippling, a kid with healthy self-confidence is more likely […]