Photo albums

A picture is worth a thousand words—so please take a look at my photo albums to learn more about what our local host families and au pairs are up to during the year.
Au Pair Water Safety Meeting

06/11/2017

Our awesome au pairs in the San Ramon and Danville groups learned a lot at this month’s Continuing Safety Education Program: Water Safety and Drowning Prevention. Thank you to Mike Biondi – former East Bay Regional Parks Lifeguard and Jr. Lifeguard Instructor (and my husband!) for the exceptional training on how […]

Au Pair Disco Cruise in San Francisco!

05/06/2017

It was an amazing evening in San Francisco for the Annual Au Pair Disco Cruise! Over 500 Au Pairs from over 28 countries cruised the San Francisco Bay – dancing, taking pictures in the photo booth, enjoying the stunning San Francisco skyline at night, and making memories and friendships without […]

Au Pair Bingo and Birthdays!

03/14/2017

We had a super fun Au Pair Bingo and Birthday Meeting! BINGO reverberated off the walls as the au pairs from over 16 countries won bingo and claimed their fun prizes! We ended the evening with a Group Birthday Party complete with birthday cake and singing Happy Birthday in over […]

CA Au Pairs Take the Ice!

02/28/2017

CA Au Pairs Take the Ice! It was a super fun au pair ice-skating meeting yesterday with so many amazing countries represented on the ice: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, South Africa, and Thailand! For some of the au pairs […]

Au Pair Pizza Party!

01/26/2017

We had a super fun Au Pair Pizza Party last night complete with a fun M&M get to know MORE about you game – it’s so fun to learn more about these amazing au pairs from: Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, […]

Au Pair Holiday Party!

12/11/2016

We had a FUN & FESTIVE Au Pair Holiday Party – complete with yummy snacks & treats, jolly holiday photo booth, festive holiday music, hilarious gift exchange game, crafty stocking decorating, and lots of laughs! I love sharing holiday traditions with these amazing au pairs! #aupairsarefamily #ilovemyjob

Au Pair Fire Safety Meeting

11/15/2016

This month, the awesome au pairs from San Ramon, Danville, and Alamo, CA took part in our Continuing Safety Education Program and learned about Fire and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention. Thank you to Joyce Castro of the San Ramon Valley Fire District for the engaging and thorough training – everyone […]

Halloween in the Park with Host Families and Au Pairs!

10/23/2016

It was a beautiful California fall day for our Annual Halloween in the Park with our wonderful host families and amazing au pairs from San Ramon and Danville! It was so fun to see all of the wonderful costumes! And great to see everyone – big and small – chatting, playing, enjoying […]

What’s on YOUR Bucket List?

09/15/2016

We had a super fun Au Pair “Bucket List” Meeting last night! Au pairs decorated their buckets with awesome ideas, goals, and wishes for their year in the U.S.!!! The food was yummy, the laughter filled the air, and the friendships warmed our hearts! I’m so proud of these incredible […]

Au Pair Pool and Pizza Party!

08/28/2016

We had an awesome Au Pair Pool and Pizza Party at Crow Canyon Country Club today – sharing “best practices” for a successful year as an au pair! It was a beautiful day in the Bay Area – it doesn’t get any better than this! I’m always so impressed with […]

Au Pair Picnic and Concert in the Park!

07/18/2016

Another Fun Au Pair Meeting – Picnic and Concert in the Park! So proud of these incredible au pairs! I have the best job in the world! #‎aupairsarefamily

Au Pair Water Safety and Drowning Prevention Meeting

06/17/2016

It was a beautiful outdoor setting this week for our Water Safety & Drowning Prevention Au Pair Meeting! As a mom of 3, I’m super impressed with these amazing au pairs and their dedication to lovingly care for their host children and keep them safe at all times! For more […]

Au Pair Disco Cruise in San Francisco!

05/15/2016

I love my job! It was an amazing evening in San Francisco on the Au Pair Disco Cruise! Over 450 au pair from over 20 countries cruised the San Francisco Bay – dancing, taking pictures in the photo booth, seeing whales under the Golden Gate Bridge, and enjoying the stunning […]

Host Family and Au Pair Spring EGGstravaganza!

03/21/2016

Everyone had an EGG-cellent time at the 3rd Annual Host Family and Au Pair Spring Eggstravaganza! It was a great turn out of wonderful host families and amazing au pairs from San Ramon, Danville, and Alamo! It was a beautiful spring day – we had activities, crafts, snacks, & drinks […]

Au Pair Hike in San Ramon Valley!

02/21/2016

It was a glorious February day for a hike with these amazing au pairs at Las Trampas Regional Wilderness in the beautiful San Ramon Valley! One of the many perks of being in the San Francisco Bay Area! #ilovemyjob! #liveinchildcarerocks!

Au Pair BINGO Meeting!

01/27/2016

Super FUN Au Pair Meeting playing BINGO @ Crow Canyon Country Club with the awesome Cultural Care Au Pairs from San Ramon, Danville, & Alamo! ‪#culturalcareaupairsrock! #ilovemyjob!

Au Pairs Share Holiday Traditions with Senior Residents at Villa San Ramon

12/06/2015

Incredibly proud and speechless at our amazing au pair’s presentations at our Holiday Au Pair Meeting where they Gave Back – and shared Holiday Traditions From Around the World with the assisted-living senior residents (including my amazing in-laws!) at Villa San Ramon in the San Francisco Bay Area! The au […]

Au Pair Fire Safety Meeting

11/09/2015

Thank you to the extraordinary San Ramon Valley Fire District for hosting our Fire Safety Meeting for over 50 au pairs from San Ramon, Danville, and Alamo! Thanks Joyce Castro for a super engaging, thorough training – we all learned a lot!

Halloween in the Park with Host Families and Au Pairs!

10/25/2015

It was a Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious fall day for Halloween in the Park with our wonderful host families and amazing au pairs from San Ramon and Alamo! What a great turn out for our 2nd Annual Halloween in the Park Event at Central Park in San Ramon, California! It was so fun […]

Au Pair Scavenger Hunt in San Francisco!

09/13/2015

It was an EPIC day with 100s and 100s of au pairs from over 25 countries working together and racing around the amazing streets of San Francisco – for the 12th Annual Au Pair Scavenger Hunt! The au pairs enjoyed a glorious day in the City – working together in […]

August Au Pair Meeting and Pool Party!

08/30/2015

It was a beautiful California day for our August Au Pair Meeting and Pool Party! We had the whole pool to ourselves at Crow Canyon Country Club! Everyone enjoyed pizza, soda, and swimming in the California sun! What an amazing group of au pairs we have in San Ramon!

July Au Pair Meeting @ BOOMERS was a BLAST

07/12/2015

Everyone had a blast at Boomers for our July Au Pair Meeting! It was a super fun sunny California day filled with Go Kart, Bumper Boats, Laser Tag, Pizza and more! I LOVE my job!

June Au Pair Meeting @ Yogurtland

06/14/2015

What a great way to kick off summer – froyo, sun, and time with au pair friends! It was a great meeting as the au pair’s shared the joys and struggles of being an au pair. We also came up with some fun outings to keep the host children busy […]

Au Pair Water Safety Meeting and BBQ!

05/31/2015

Our awesome au pairs in the San Ramon and Danville groups learned a lot at this month’s Continuing Safety Education Program: Water Safety and Drowning Prevention. Thank you to Mike Biondi – former East Bay Regional Parks Lifeguard and Jr. Lifeguard Instructor (and my husband!) for the exceptional training on […]

Au Pair Disco Cruise in San Francisco!

05/16/2015

It was a GROOVY evening in San Francisco on the Au Pair Disco Cruise! Over 230 Cultural Care Au Pairs cruised the San Francisco Bay – dancing, taking pictures in the photo booth and enjoying being on the water and seeing the beautiful San Francisco skyline at night! Stay tuned […]

Au Pair Poison Prevention Safety Meeting

04/16/2015

In April, our awesome au pairs from the San Ramon and Danville groups took part in our Continuing Safety Education Program and learned all about Household Poison Prevention and how to keep children safe. Thank you to Rachel Kadner, Parenting & Community Partnership Manager at Habitot Children’s Museum and Poison […]

Host Family and Au Pair Spring EGGstravaganza!

03/29/2015

We had an EGG-cellent time at the Host Family and Au Pair Spring Eggstravaganza! It was a beautiful Spring day at a local park in San Ramon, California – we had activities, crafts, snacks, & drinks for everyone! Plus, the Egg Hunt was a huge hit with the kids and […]

Fun February Au Pair Meeting!

02/23/2015

Everyone had a fun time bowling at the February Au Pair Meeting! It was topped off with a wonderful alfresco lunch at the Cheesecake Factory!

Happy Birthday Joana and Alex!

12/07/2014

Here’s a great video of our awesome au pairs singing Happy Birthday – in their native languages – to Joana & Alex!

Holiday Au Pair Meeting!

12/07/2014

We had a fun Holiday Au Pair Meeting at Golden Skate in San Ramon! We enjoyed an all-American roller skating, pizza, holiday party complete with music, lazor light show and we introduced them to the “gift exchange game” where they had fun giggling and stealing gifts from one another! The […]

Au Pair Fire Safety Meeting

11/12/2014

In November, our awesome au pairs from the San Ramon and Danville groups took part in our Continuing Safety Education Program and learned all about Fire and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention. Thank you to Roy Wendel, our fabulous instructor & Code Compliance Officer – and thank you to the San […]

Host Family / Au Pair Event – Halloween Party!

10/19/2014

It was a beautiful fall day for our Halloween in the Park Event! We had a great turn out of our awesome au pairs and fabulous host families from the San Ramon and Danville groups! The costumes were great!

Au Pair Water Safety Meeting

08/23/2014

Last August, our awesome au pairs in San Ramon took part in our Continuing Safety Education Program and learned all about Water Safety & Drowning Prevention. Thanks to our wonderful lifeguard Mike Biondi for leading the lesson and Nico Biondi for leading a mock drowning scenario.