Top 5 Reasons to Host an Au Pair

Thousands of families have decided to host an au pair instead of hiring a nanny or using daycare.  The au pair program is a popular option for families looking for something a little more special for their most precious kids.  Here are the top reasons why families are choosing an au pair!

Less Stress

Having an au pair helps keep parents sane.  You don’t have to deal with stressful drop-offs or pick-ups or finding coverage for sick days, summer and school vacations, snow days or holidays.  Having an au pairs is a source of consistent and reliable care for children.

Flexibility and Date Night

Family schedules are rarely consistent with various extra curricular activities.  Having 45 hours of coverage to use when needed is invaluable!  And, as long as families give the au pair advance notice, the au pair can work at night and weekends too. Parents love going on a date every once in a while.  The au pairs knows the routine so it’s much easier.

Help around the house

Parents love that au pairs can help with some of the household duties.  Au pairs can do the kids’ laundry, help them keep their rooms clean, and cook many of their meals.  Assistance with these kid-related chores creates more quality family time.

One-on-one attention

Au pairs are completely in tune to the needs of each of the kids and makes them grow up in an environment that is safe and fun. The kids feel safe with the au pair – and happy.  And as a parent, that’s all you can ask for.


Says one family, “All of our au pairs have added a layer of fun and excitement to our lives. They are young, full of energy and eager to participate in all that life has to offer.  They shake things up a bit – in a good way – and keep us on our toes. We love it!


Call Clara at (775) 560-1237 or register for free here her for information and current discounts or promotions.

Clara Mitchell is a busy Reno mom of two who works with host families from across the US and au pairs from around the world helping them create a lifetime of memories.  She provides year-round support to host families and au pairs, and also talks to families considering the program to help them determine if an au pair is the right childcare solution for them.

Sunday, 5 August 2018 8:00 AM


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