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2020 International Women’s Day: Vivian O. from Brazil

Vivian O. from Brazil in Stephanie Harris's Worcester, MA cluster: Being a woman is not an easy thing. During the whole mankind history women have had rejected all the significance they have as a society member. As a country in development, Brazil has obtained a lot of progress regarding gender equality and women rights. However, [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|2020 International Women's Day|Comments Off on 2020 International Women’s Day: Vivian O. from Brazil

Au Pair in America Explorer for January

Au Pair in America Explorer for January Johanna K. from Germany in Marianne Grandin's  New Canaan, CT cluster. Johanna's community counselor Marianne Grandin has nominated Johanna for the Au Pair in America Explorer recognition.  Marianne let us know that Johanna: "Has booked a weekend class to Washington DC with several other au pairs in my [...]

By | February 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for January

Au Pair in America Explorers for December

Au Pair in America Explorers for December Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for December. Suzette H. from Panama in Jasmin Newsome's  Baton Rouge, LA cluster. Suzette received many accolades from her host family about her assimilating into their life style.  What was fun to read [...]

By | December 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for December

Au Pair in America Explorer for November

Au Pair in America Explorer for November Marie H. from the Czech Republic in Marianne Grandin's New Canaan, CT cluster. Community Counselor Marianne Grandin nominated Marie as an Au Pair in America Explorer because she said: "Not only did she do the Global Awareness presentation (see blog post), in September she volunteered to work at [...]

By | December 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for November

Four Weeks of German Exposure for Sutton, MA Students

Sandra H. from Germany, in Stephanie Harris's central Massachusetts cluster spent one afternoon a week, for 4 weeks teaching about Germany in the Sutton Early Learning Center and Elementary School. Sandra shares her experience about her class,  Passport Around the World: Germany. In my class there were eight children from kindergarten to second grade. It [...]

By | November 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Four Weeks of German Exposure for Sutton, MA Students

Au Pair in America Explorer for September

Au Pair in America Explorer for September Solenne T. from France in Melinda Brooks' Massachusetts cluster. Melinda nominated Solenne as an Au Pair in America Explorer because she said: " Solenne attended a majority of her cluster meetings, and most of our additional cultural enrichment regional meetings. She was a reliable welcomer to all new [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for September

Swiss Au Pair Presents to Homeschool Students

Au pair Jamie S. presented about Switzerland to a group of homeschool students in the Memorial Hall Library in Andover, MA. Jamie took an interesting take on her presentation highlighting differences between the two countries, like typical food, currency, sports, and the size of the country. Jamie shared: "The presentation was a very good experience [...]

By | May 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Swiss Au Pair Presents to Homeschool Students

World Book Day

For World Book Day, we wanted to highlight a couple of entries. Maria wrote: "this is the first book that my little girl asked me to read for her because it has tacos and “it would make me remember about home” (tacos are from Mexico, not Argentina but of course a 6 year old wouldn't [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on World Book Day
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