On Monday February 20 people in the United States will celebrate President’s Day. But, what IS President's Day?
Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th, each year and marked by school children exchanging Valentines with their classmates, parents and children giving each other sweet treats and tokens of affection and with those in relationships exchanging cards, candy and other gifts to express their feelings for each other. Here are a few facts about Valentine's Day that you may find interesting:
Valentine’s Day is a holiday rife with opportunities to make crafts. There is no better way for a kid to show their affection for family and friends than by sending a homemade valentine or other craft.
One of the questions new host families frequently asks is “Why does my au pair need a Social Security number?” The quick and easy answer (but not the only answer) is: Because the Department of State says so. There are obligations that go with being part of the J-1 Visa program and being invited to spend a year (or two) in the United States.
Dear Au Pairs, we get it. We really do. You are young adults, not children. We understand that some of you have already lived on your own, started (or even completed) college, have traveled extensively, had serious relationships and are technologically savvy. These are the things that make you great Au Pairs and a fantastic match for many families.
The beginning of the year is a popular time to make resolutions to make a positive change in the coming year. And one of the most popular resolutions is to either begin or step-up your workout routine.
Looking for ways to get kids interested in the food they eat can be challenging especially when the reward of a gooey treat is not on the menu. Teaching them the importance of knowing where and how the ingredients are sourced is an even bigger sleeper.