Newsletter, June 2015

Friday, 5 June 2015

Dear families, It’s June and summer has officially started with children out of school, pools open, summer camps and summer sports begin and also long- term vacations come into play. While the summertime is a favorite time for many families, it can also present a bit of a challenge when […]

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Top 10 most expensive states for childcare

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Daycare is really expensive.  That’s the main message coming out of the Parents and the High Cost of Child Care: 2014 Report from Child Care Aware. For a family with an infant and a 4-year-old, the cost of sending the kids to daycare can cost thousands more than the cost of […]

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Newsletter November 2014

Saturday, 1 November 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host families, I hope everyone had fun and safe Halloween! It is November now and it’s a time for the two biggest holidays- Veterans Day (November 11th), and Thanksgiving, which falls on the fourth Thursday of the month. November 11th is recognized as the end of […]

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Host Families- Refer and earn $400!

Saturday, 1 November 2014

Dear Host Families, For host family referrals (anywhere in the U.S.) who register from Monday, October 20th through Monday, November 20th and welcome an au pair by Friday, March 6th, the referring family (YOU)  will receive a $400 referral bonus! As an added bonus, each host family referred will be eligible for […]

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Newsletter October 2014

Monday, 29 September 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host families, It is October when everything is turning yellow, orange and red around us and it is time to enjoy beautiful fall in Colorado! For those who are experiencing October in the U.S. for the first time it will be exciting experience with Halloween costumes, […]

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Newsletter September

Monday, 1 September 2014

Dear au pairs and host families, Happy Labor Day weekend– and for those of you whose kids go back to school this coming week, happy last day of summer vacation! The fall is almost here. Finally we are getting some cooler weather. For most of us school is in full […]

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Newsletter August

Monday, 28 July 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, I hope you are enjoying the summer and staying cool in this hot Colorado weather. Make sure you take advantage of pools, water parks (Water World (8801 Pecos St., Denver)), beaches (Cherry Creek State Park (4201 S. Parker Rd., Aurora))  and spry-grounds (Great Plains […]

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Newsletter July

Monday, 30 June 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, Happy summer! I hope your summer is off to a great start, and each and all of you are enjoying the sunny days! Enjoy the spectacular fireworks for the Independence Day on July 4th! For those who are celebrating this wonderful holiday for the […]

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Newsletter June

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, It’s June and summer has officially started with children out of school, pools open, summer camps and summer sports begin and also long- term vacations come into play. While the summertime is a favorite time for many families, it can also present a bit […]

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Upcoming meetings

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, Please save the dates for upcoming meetings!  Monday, June 16th – Film on the Rocks. LABYRINTH with Grizfolk at 7pm. The band begins to play at 6:50 p.m., and movie starts at dusk. Tickets: $12.25 General Admission (higher on day of show at Red […]

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Newsletter May

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, Usually May is a busy month for everyone: school year is over- finishing up last tests, last games of the season, lots of graduations and of course- pool season is here! All these events bring some schedule changes for all the parents and also […]

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Newsletter April

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, Finally the nicer and warmer weather is here even thought we still can get some cold days. Enjoy the sun but be prepared to grab a coat just in case. Spring is a great season in Denver because the weather is mostly warm but […]

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Newsletter March

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, Congratulations to all medal winners in the 2014 Winter Olympic games! See the final medal count here. In Colorado the best snow conditions are late-December to early-March. So now is one of the best times to go ski or snowboard if you haven’t tried […]

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February Newsletter

Saturday, 1 February 2014

Dear Au Pairs and Host Families, February is a very big month in American culture. It is time for The Super Bowl, which is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional American football in the United States. The day on which the […]

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Newsletter January

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Happy New Year! To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe!  Best wishes for New Year 2014! Have you set your New Year’s resolutions yet? Are you looking for a healthy change? Here is a great advice how to care […]

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Newsletter December

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Dear Au Pairs and Host families, Denver comes to life during the holiday season, with millions of twinkling lights, festive parades, special events and much more. I encourage all Au pairs- get together and attend Denver’s Authentic German Christkindl Market in downtown and enjoy all other festivities for the whole […]

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Newsletter November

Friday, 1 November 2013

Dear Au Pairs and Host families, I hope everyone had fun and safe Halloween! It is November now and it’s a time for the two biggest holidays- Veterans Day (November 11th), and Thanksgiving, which falls on the fourth Thursday of the month. November 11th is recognized as the end of […]

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Newsletter October

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Dear Au Pairs and Host families, It is October when everything is turning yellow, orange and red around us and it is time to enjoy beautiful fall in Colorado! For those who are experiencing October in the U.S. for the first time it will be exciting experience with Halloween costumes, […]

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Travel information for Au Pairs

Monday, 29 September 2014

Au pairs who want to travel outside the U.S. during their initial program year or as extension au pairs must pay close attention to travel restrictions placed on J-1 visitors. Leaving the U.S. often requires action on the part of the au pair before their departure. Please also be aware […]

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