Live in child care has many benefits but how do you actually manage having an extra person in your house looking after your children? After 15 au pairs helping with her 5 five boys this is one mothers extensive guide to successfully hosting au pairs. From online sourcing, settling in and setting boundaries, sticky issues like trust, time alone and discipline are tackled alongside some practical advice on how to keep everyone happy and what to do if they are not. This easy read guide book will give you the confidence and know-how to successfully manage the relationship between you, your family and a live in au pair or nanny.
This is the book that every parent looking to employ an au pair needs – an absolutely practical, completely pragmatic guide from someone who has been on the journey a few times.
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The best Parent’s Guide To Successful Live-In Child Care!
We have tried every type of childcare and each time it feels like test-and-learn. Clarissa’s book laid out how to approach finding and au pair, what to look for, the questions to ask, the upside and pitfalls. When we got an au pair from Spain, we really knew what to expect, thanks to Clarissa’s advice. It was a great experience for our family, and for the very lovely Rosa.
Clarissa Mosley lives in Sydney and has hosted over 15 au pairs to assist with her five boys. As a registered psychologist dealing with relationship issues, Clarissa applied her professional knowledge to the au pair hosting dynamic with great success. This guide addresses fundamental aspects of finding and hosting an au pair while taking a deeper dive into some of the actualities of having an extra person in your home and your life.