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Top 10 Mistakes Au Pair Host Parents Make

 Top 10 Mistakes Host Parents Make
When Choosing an Au Pair

A frustrating fact for host parents is that all the agencies tell you the same thing about their programs: it is safe, cost effective and they screen all au pairs carefully (with both a criminal background check and psychological testing). 

The au pairs are described as drivers, with proficient English and excellent childcare skills. What the agencies don’t tell you is that au pairs can and do slip through the screening process. You have to carefully review all applications yourself and interview each au pair thoroughly – you must make the ultimate decision when matching with an au pair!


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