Ground Hog Day Projects

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 Here’s a link with some fun projects to do that explain this holiday and how shadows work.  Celebrating the Ground Hog and his shadow is an American Holiday!  Crazy!  There is also a movie about it called Ground Hog Day.      


Tips for frostbite

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Here are some tips from the Mayo Clinic for frostbite prevention.  encourage au pairs to keep an eye out for these when playing outdoors. Limit time you’re outdoors in cold, wet or windy weather.Pay attention to weather forecasts and wind chill readings. In very cold, windy weather, exposed skin can […]


Ice Skating in Richmond

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Lots of places to go indoors or outdoors to watch hockey or figure skate!  Good news!  the outdoor Short Pump Rick will extend it’s hours! Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 10:15 am BY COLLEEN CURRAN Richmond Times-Dispatch Update: The Rink at West Broad Village is extending its run date to […]


Winter driving safety for Au Pairs

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Here are some winter driving safety tips from AAA.  I hope these help spark conversation.  Remember that we do get black ice here in Virginia.  Some au pairs, especially those from South American, might not be familiar with this. Avoid driving while you’re fatigued. Getting the proper amount of rest […]


Lewis Ginter Garden Fest of Lights

Monday, 19 December 2016

Awesome way to spend an evening with your friends, family, and host kids!  Au pairs can go together or with their host families to see the display at Lewis Ginter.