Juggle Street Articles

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Parental Advice - 14/8/2020

What’s the difference between a nanny and an au pair?

Nannies and au pairs both work in childcare, taking care of your little ones in your home and carrying out tasks such as taking them to school or getting them their meals. The work they carry out might be similar, but there are some major differences between hiring a nanny and taking on an au pair.
By Lizzie Exton 2 min read
Au Pairs - 6/7/2020

What Au Pairing Means And Why It Will Change Your Life

“What is an Au Pair?” you ask. Juggle Street is here to clear up all of these sorts of questions for you. Working closely with both carers and host families, we have put this article together to help describe what Au Pairing means and how it has the potential to change your life.
By Rosie Dalton 4 min read
Au Pairs - 6/7/2020

How To Make The Most of Your Au Pair Job

Au Pair experiences tend to be once in a lifetime. These positions are often incredibly beneficial for both the Au Pair and for their host family. Understanding your Au Pair role is one of the best ways to make the most of your job. Find out more about the unique opportunity of being an Au Pair.
By Rosie Dalton 4 min read
Au Pairs - 6/7/2020

Top Tips For Being A Successful Au Pair

An Au Pair is someone who lives with a host family while taking care of their children – usually in exchange for accommodation, meals and a weekly allowance. It can be a wonderful learning experience and an opportunity for cultural exchange, both for you and for your new host family.
By Rosie Dalton 4 min read

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Parental Advice - 6/7/2020

Prepare For Your Au Pair

So you have gone through the process of hiring an Au Pair in Australia. Now you need to prepare for your Au Pair including setting up their room and organising their schedule. This article is designed to simplify that process for you, offering tips for what you can do to get ready for your Au Pair.
By Rosie Dalton 4 min read
Au Pairs - 6/7/2020

Find The Perfect Au Pair

Are you considering hiring an Au Pair, to help care for your child? At Juggle Street, we find that Au Pair experiences can be incredibly beneficial for both the family and for your carer. But an important part of this process, of course, is finding the right person for the job.
By Rosie Dalton 4 min read
Au Pairs - 6/7/2020

Top Ten Reasons To Hire An Au Pair

Finding the right care for your child can be overwhelming, but Juggle Street is here to take the guess work out of this process.. If you have ever wondered what an Au Pair is, then this blog post is designed to clear up all of your questions and run through the top ten reasons for hiring an Au Pair.
By Rosie Dalton 4 min read
Child Development - 11/4/2018

The cool side-benefit to hiring a foreign nanny

There are several distinct cognitive advantages for bilingual children including improved executive functioning of the brain, which means they can switch between tasks and solve problems more easily, as well as the ability to learn other languages more easily.
By Justine Duncan 3 min read

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