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, […]


Save $1,075 on Live-In Childcare Now!

Friday, 11 October 2013

  Unlike daycare centers or babysitters, Cultural Care’s au pairs provide up to 45 flexible weekly hours, flexible, live-in care for your children at a low average cost of only $355 per week! You can create your own personal childcare schedule and have childcare when you need it the most […]


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 […]


FAQ – How does an au pair apply for a Social Security Number?

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Au pairs are eligible to apply for a Social Security Number (“SSN”). In fact, the State of California requires an au pair to have a SSN in order to apply for driver’s license. Similarly, most banks require a SSN to open an account, and many schools require it to register […]


6 Tips For Au Pairs Who Help Kids With Homework

Sunday, 15 September 2013

If you are an au pair with school-aged children, you will probably find yourself tutoring your host kids or helping them with homework every now and then—or maybe even on a regular basis—now that school has started again. There are lots of tips out there to help make getting homework […]