Since 2007, Au Pair Extraordinaire has assisted families to juggle career, parenting and household responsibilities by sourcing experienced, reliable, high calibre, and exceptional au pairs.
Because of the professional training we provide to the au pairs with regard to how children ‘work’, as well as excellent, on-going support for the family and the au pair, parents can have peace of mind that their precious children are in the most capable of hands.
Some of the areas we frequently place au pairs in are below, although we are willing to accommodate families in most areas.
Sunninghill, Sunninghill Gardens
Courtesy of Hetty Johnson (Peter Wabbit Nursery School) My hands are small; please don’t expect me to make a bed perfectly, draw a picture without ‘wobbles’ or throw a ball properly. My legs are short; please remember that I can’t keep up with you when you walk too fast. My eyes have not seen the world as yours have; Continue Reading...
If you think that setting goals for yourself is just a waste of time, think about this: if life is a journey, how will you get to your destination if you don’t know where you are going, what you need for your journey, and what you intend to do when you get there? Goals help to give our lives direction, Continue Reading...
The blockbuster “As Good As It Gets” won Jack Nicholson an Academy Award for his portrayal of an author with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This disorder does not only happen in the movies, but in fact is estimated to affect approximately 1 in 100 adults, and 1 in 200 children and teens. What is OCD? OCD sufferers are not in Continue Reading...
The thought of having another person looking after your precious children is more than daunting! They have their own ideas about parenting and discipline, and bring different values into your home. But because of the demands of our society and of ourselves, with more and more moms having to work, the option of hiring an au pair for their children Continue Reading...
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