Fall happenings

Sunday, 10 November 2013

After a very busy summer of welcoming over 20 new au pairs, everyone is settling in with their host families. While the au pairs continue to get acquainted with Atlanta and their new cultural exchange experiences, their LCC is preparing for her 3rd baby in 3.5 years!  Our December meeting […]


Long time no see and lots of changes!

Friday, 19 October 2012

Hi everyone, Please forgive the crazy delay in posting around here. You can blame a precious 10lb butterball who joined our family September 10th. Thomas Perry Ninness was born full term after attempting to arrive at a tiny 26 weeks. A stressful spring followed by a summer of bedrest did […]


We will see you again

Monday, 12 March 2012

I was tempted to title this post “sad goodbyes” but I won’t do that. While we are indeed sad to see two of our wonderful au pairs leave us, we hope we will see them again soon. Karin will leave us to return home to Chile. She will continue her […]


Cultural Care au pair chosen “Au Pair of the Year” finalist!

Thursday, 16 February 2012

German au pair Alex Krosse with his host children Ilo and Leon. The International Au Pair Association (IAPA) recognizes one young person each year who embodies the hard work, compassion and spirit it takes to be a great au pair. IAPA’s “Au Pair of the Year” is chosen from hundreds […]


What Leads To Work Life Balance?

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

                                                   The Families and Work Institute has identified a number of factors that predict work-life conflict among employed parents in their National Study of the Changing Workforce. In addition to job pressure, job satisfaction and other work-centered aspects such as supervisor support and autonomy, there are also family factors. These […]