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.
Touch a Truck – June 2017


We had a Cultural Care booth at the Junior League’s Touch a Truck event on Sunday June 4th at Town Hall in Greenwich.  Our dedicated team of au pairs painted so many childrens’ faces and applied hundreds of tattoos to kids who stopped by.  These au pairs were truly talented […]

Adventure Park in Bridgeport – May 2017


We had our spring trip on a Sunday afternoon in May to the Adventure Park at the Bridgeport Discovery Museum.  It was an afternoon filled with fun and physical challenges navigating ropes courses and zip lines ranging from 6 feet off the ground to 30 feet way up in the […]

Fire Safety Meeting – April 2017


On April 26, we had fire safety meeting open to all the Cultural Care au pairs in Fairfield County.  It was held at the Old Greenwich / Sound Beach Volunteer Firehouse. One of the senior members of their team spent an hour discussions so many elements of fire safety to our […]

Laser Tag & Arcade Evening – March 2017


70+ Au Pairs gathered at Fun 4 Kids in Stamford to act like kids again, playing laser tag, air hockey, PacMan and more!  This annual meeting is always a huge success!

Starbucks Gatherings – March 2017


The 3rd Monday of every month all the area LCC / Au Pair groups gather at Starbucks on Greenwich Avenue.  It’s a great way for all the Au Pairs in the area to meet each other and for us to connect them.  I also have a Starbucks gathering every Monday after […]

Birthday Breakfast – February 2017


6 of fhe Au Pairs in my group had birthdays in February AND our meetings this quarter are usual big meetings with multiple LCC/Au Pair groups, so I wanted to gather just my group for them to know everyone in my group, get to know each other better and bond […]

Valentine’s Day Cookie Exchange – February 2017


Approximately 10 of the area LCC/Au Pair groups gathered for a huge cookie exchange at the Old Greenwich Civic Center.  There were over 100 Au Pairs!  Everyone brought homemade or store-bought cookies.  I gave my group a little (well, not so little) red box to go around to all the […]

Ice Skating at Terry Conners Rink – January 2017


Our group teamed up with 2 other LCC groups from Darien and New Canaan for a fun afternoon skating.  For some au pairs, it was easy for others it was their first time.  It was great to see the experienced skaters helping out the new ones.  Everyone had an awesome […]

Christmas Caroling – December 2016


Some of my group joined my son and I at my yacht club for our annual Christmas Caroling in front of a roaring fire.  You can’t get more American and traditional than that!!!

International Holiday Feast – December 2016


Mid-way between Thanksgiving and Christmas, our group of au pairs had a feast at my house where everyone brought a dish representative of their country (or what they just love to eat!).  It was a smorgasbord of food and holiday cheer!

Gingerbread House Decorating – November 2016


What better traditional way to ring in the holiday season than to jam 17 au pairs and an LCC into a kitchen loaded with candies to decorate gingerbread houses?  And indulge in all kinds of American candies too!!

Adventure Park Ziplining & Ropes/Obstacle Course up in the Trees – October 2016


We arranged a special discounted rate for our au pairs and host families to enjoy the tree top obstacle and ziplining course at The Adventure Park in Bridgeport.  There are 5 different levels of courses ranging from kiddie to double black diamond for the most fearless and adventurous.  Everyone had a […]

Hiking in North Mianus River Park – September 2016


We are so fortunate to have a large nature preserve with hiking trails along the North Mianus river in Greenwich.  It was a gorgeous fall day for a hike with the leaves starting to turn and packs of dogs to

Shakespeare on the Sound – June 2016


Our annual excursion to Shakespeare on the Sound in Rowayton… this year to watch Hamlet.  A great summer evening to spend picnicking in the park followed by a modern rendition of a classic play.

Water Safety Course & BBQ – May 2016


A gorgeous late May morning to have a briefing on water safety for our au pairs by an expert from the Red Cross followed by a barbeque and some lounging in and around the pool!

Monthly Starbucks Social Gatherings 2016


The 3rd Monday of every month we gather at the local Starbucks to socialize and welcome new au pairs to town and to say “farewell” to those who are finishing up their year.  We always have an impressive group of 40+ au pairs gather.

My Au Pair Family 2004-2016


It all started with Anita who was 20 years old and from Slovakia in March 2004 when we lived in London, and I was soon to have my 2nd child.  She moved with us to Geneva and was with us for a total of 3 years until we moved to the USA.  She […]