Additional Month Insurance Update

Friday, 7 October 2011

As you may already know, at the end of each au pair’s program term there is a 30-day grace period often referred to as the “additional month”. Many au pairs use this grace period as a means of traveling in the U.S. before returning home. During this time, an au […]


Au Pair/ Host Family Taxes

Monday, 31 January 2011

While Cultural Care is not able to provide specific tax information for host families because their circumstances are so different, we are pleased to provide general guidelines regarding host family and au pair taxes, as well as information to help au pairs complete their tax returns.  Because we update these […]


The Household Handbook — A Key to Success with Your Au Pair

Thursday, 6 May 2010

One key to a successful year with an au pair is honest open communication and the sharing of all of your very important family details. The Household Handbook is meant to encourage open dialogue and serve as a reference guide for your au pair while she is in your home. […]


Guest Answer Mom on Play, Safety and Fun

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Au Pair Answer Mom Susan Robinson invites guest host mom Dr. Jennifer Canter to provide advice for host parents on important toy and play safety topics for discussion with your au pair. “Dr. Jen” is a pediatrician with two sets of twins who is also a Cultural Care Au Pair […]


Taxes, Au Pairs, and Financial Matters

Thursday, 17 December 2009

As a participant in the au pair program, Cultural Care strongly recommends that you consult with your tax advisor, accountant, insurance advisor and/or an attorney regarding any state or federal rules or regulations that you may be required to comply with when you host an au pair. Unfortunately, Cultural Care […]