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Au Pair Johannesburg

Where to Find the Best Au Pair in Johannesburg for Your Family   One of the biggest fallacies of modern society is that people are expected to navigate the challenges of life perfectly without help. Success is so often measured by how well you can stand on your own two feet. The truth is, however,…

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Family Au Pair

How to Become A Family Au Pair in South Africa   Do you love children? While there are many steps and requirements to becoming an au pair, this should always be the very first question you should ask yourself. There will be children involved, and you will be spending a lot of time with them.…

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Benefits Of An Au Pair For 2020

4 Great Benefits of an Au Pair for 2020   Every good parent wants the absolute best for their children. This includes quality schooling, great healthcare, the care and attention they deserve, and so much more. However, it also includes taking care of your own needs as a parent in order to successfully guide them…

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Childcare For The New Year

Have You Thought About Childcare for the New Year Yet? Another year has passed in the blink of an eye, and many of us have the privilege of enjoying a lovely summer’s break for a couple of days to allow us to recharge for the year ahead. However, you also want to start the new…

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When to Hire an Au Pair

When Is It Time to Hire an Au Pair?   So, you are living the modern picture of success. You have a blossoming career, a healthy social life, and you have a beautiful family. Sounds idyllic, until you realise that one of these aspects will have to take a backseat. There simply is not enough…

Babysitter Hire

Looking for a Babysitter? Hire Someone You Can Trust with These 5 Tips   No matter how much we would like to, we cannot be everywhere all at once. Modern life proves this to us time and time again as we try to balance our family with our careers and also try to maintain some…

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Au Pair for School Holidays

Why It Is a Great Idea to Get an Au Pair for the School Holidays   The opportunities and demands presented by modern life often mean that both parents in a family are building a career and have to commit a certain amount of time to their work. While this is a great example for…

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Get an Au Pair For 2020

Read This Before You Get an Au Pair for 2020   Can you believe it – not just another year, but another decade is almost at an end. That is right – blink and we will be entering the roaring twenties of the 21st century. Whether you are ready for it or not, it is…

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Au Pair Hire Cape Town

When Only the Best Au Pair Hire in Cape Town Will Do   As most mothers will attest, nothing on earth is more precious than our children. These bundles of joy bring light to our lives and we will do anything to give them the best life possible. Yet, to look after our family, we…

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Private Tutor

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Private Tutor?   At AuPair Extraordinaire, we pride ourselves in matching the perfect au pair, private tutor, and babysitter candidates to the right families to create a healthy, happy, and nurturing environment for the children. Because of our commitment to the wellbeing of the children and…

Family Au Pair

What Makes a Candidate the Perfect Family Au Pair?   No two families are the same. Different families do not have the same characteristics, habits, or traditions, and neither do they have the same needs. Families can be as traditional or unconventional as you can imagine, and still be happy, whole families. And similarly, au…

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Au Pairs for Children

What to Ask When You Interview Au Pairs for Children   So, you have been considering getting some help around the house, especially when it comes to looking after your children. After all, they are your number one priority, and you want to make sure that they get the absolute best care and all the…

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Au Pair Babysitter

Au Pair, Babysitter, or Tutor – Which Is Right for Your Family?   Family comes first, but time does not always allow us to give equal attention to all the responsibilities related to it. With the demands that modern-day living places on us, it is wise to create a support structure to ensure our families…

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Au Pair Johannesburg

Do You Want to Be an Au Pair? Johannesburg Offers Great Opportunities   Do you love children? Do you have a special way of working with them? Are you reliable, caring, and a great role model? Then you may want to consider becoming an au pair. Johannesburg and surrounds offer many great opportunities for professional…

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Why Do You Need an Au Pair?

Why Do You Need an Au Pair? Let us face it – the world moves at breakneck speed, and at times, it can be tough to keep up. Between focusing on a career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and having some semblance of a social life, there is hardly time to run a household. Add children…

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What Can I Expect My Babysitter to Do?

What Can – and Should – I Expect of My Babysitter? Different families – and certainly different children – have very different needs. While there are basic tasks you can realistically expect of your babysitter, it is always advised to carefully go through all expectations and house rules to ensure that everyone is on the…

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Screened Au Pairs in Pretoria

Find Carefully Screened Au Pairs in Pretoria As a domestic assistant, a carer for your children, and possibly a live-in member of your household, an au pair is so much more than just an employee. This is a person whose credentials and abilities you must be able to trust without fail, which is why you…

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Professional Au Pair Agency

A Professional Au Pair Agency that Puts Your Family First In this day and age, it can be a challenge to meet all your commitments, which can include spending enough quality time with your family, helping your children in their development journey, growing your career, taking care of daily admin and chores, being active, having…

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Au Pair Duties

Au Pair Duties: What You Can and Cannot Expect Your Au Pair to Do   Families of au pairs are not always completely clear on what the au pair duties entail. As a result, they may require certain duties that are not within the remit of the au pair, or they may not make full…

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Au Pair Agency Sandton

Looking for the Perfect Au Pair for Your Family? Try Our Au Pair Agency in Sandton!   Many families need help when it comes to taking care of their children, especially families with multiple children, single parents, working parents, or parents who often travel for business. Sometimes, help is needed when one of the parents…

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Why Encourage Kids to Play Sport

Why Encourage Kids to Play Sport   Sport is an integral part of most children’s lives. Most schools advocate that children take part in at least one summer and one winter sport. Families are also becoming more conscious of the importance of partaking in some form of sport as a family. There are many reasons…

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Au Pairs Johannesburg

Where to Find Brilliant Au Pairs in Johannesburg and Cape Town   A lot of families with working parents or with multiple children need the help of an au pair. There is often a range of skills and qualifications that your au pair will need, such as a driving licence, the ability to cook nutritious…

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Au Pairs for Families

4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Choosing Au Pairs for Families   Choosing an au pair for your family can be rather challenging. Our children are precious to us and we want their needs and safety to be taken care of as best as possible during the times when we, their parents, are unable to…

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Messy Play Ideas

Kids and Messy Play Ideas – Why It Is Important to Get Messy!   Many parents are put off by the idea of messy play. After all, it seems like a whole lot of trouble to clean up, do the washing, and then get the little ones clean! In modern times, messy play is often…