There are sections in the Host Family and Au Pair guides regarding driving but this blog post will provide a quick and easy reference that you may find very helpful.
If someone you know is expecting a baby and you have the urge to gift them with something unique and truly useful instead of the standard 4-pack of receiving blankets or a squeaking giraffe, we’ve got some great ideas for you.
With the world feeling smaller and smaller every day, we can all benefit from opportunities for cultural exchange. Not all of us can afford to jet set around and see different countries first hand, though. However, there are some ways that we can experience some of the cultural exchange that traveling can bring without the money and inconvenience of travelling!
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Now that it’s summer, many of us are preparing to take our families on vacation. Vacation can be a really fun time for the whole family, but sometimes you may want to spend some time alone or with your spouse and will want and need childcare. It can be hard enough finding good childcare at home, how are you supposed to find it when you are away from home and don’t know anyone? Here are some ideas for solving your vacation childcare dilemmas.
The past few weeks have been filled with bouts of sickness for our little family, and in the midst of caring for my husband and daughter as they each take their turn undergoing the not-so-fun rounds of flu, colds, etc., I found myself thinking about memories I have of being sick as a child, and all the that that entailed.
The summer can be a fun time for the family to spend time together. With the kids out of school and the long days, it is the perfect opportunity to play outside together. However, it is important to mix it up. While the beach and the playground are fun, there are other ways you can enjoy the outdoors with kids as well. Here are a couple ideas:
I was fortunate this past weekend to meet one of my favorite celebrities, Nichelle Nichols. My fellow sci-fi geeks know her better as Lt. Uhura of the Star Ship enterprise.