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.
Coffee at Jean-Jacques


We met up with our Chappaqua au pair neighbors to connect over coffee, tea, cookies, meze and a giant world map. We represented China, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Australia, Brazil, Spain, Colombia, Austria, France, Mexico, The Netherlands, South Africa, and U.S.A.  A truly global experience at a local Pleasantville favorite Jean-Jacques […]

Armed with laser guns and safety information


For our January Meeting, we tried our hands at laser tag at Sportime USA, where we fought hard against formidable host children and each other. We liberated our competitive spirits and inner warriors. In February we moved on to the more serious topic of Household Poisoning Prevention as part of […]

Dessert and Secret Gift Swap


Au pairs living in Westchester County gathered at the beautifully renovated top floor of The Westchester mall for their final official au pair meeting of 2016. Baked goods and confections traditional to countries such as Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Columbia, Brazil, Finland, the Netherlands -and more- were lovingly prepared and generously shared […]

October Au Pair Meeting


We met at Bowlmor Lanes in White Plains to catch up, snack and of course, bowl!  $2 Tuesdays made having this much fun a bargain.

Au Pair Dinner


We got together for a traditional American meal. On the menu was turkey and bean chili, rice, cornbread, mixed green salad with honey mustard dressing, and for dessert, apple crumb and vanilla pudding.  It was a collaborative effort and the conversation flowed.  Yum!