Farewell to our dear friend Dani Parra!

At the beginning for November, when the trees leaves are colorful and winter is right in the corner; we have to say good bye to our dear friend Dani. This young woman just left the country the first week of November. We are glad Dani is at her home enjoying with her family and friends . We interviewed her regarding her time as an au pair in the US and here we have some of her answers:

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  1. What places did you visite and which one you like the most? Well, I visited Cape code in Massachusetts and Venice in Florida!
  2. What was your favorite way to spend your free time in the USA? I really like to walk and explore different places, so i used to spend my  free time walking around the city and usually going to restaurants to eat something new. 
  3. What is your favorite thing about being an au pair? My favorite thing is the knowledge that I got from my host family and my host kids.45483016_183652995872386_7267950500174102528_n
  4. What did you like about being an au pair in America, with Go Au Pair and the Philadelphia cluster? The most that I like  is that I have the opportunity to meet amazing people in the cluster’s meetings. 
  5. What was your best experience living in the US? I did skydiving. That was amazing!
  6. What is the most valuable lesson you learned when being an au pair?To be tolerant and understand that there are different ways to educated children. Not all the time  the way  we think is the right one  and we need to accent different points of view.
  7. How do you like the experience being a part of an American family?It has been amazing! I am glad that I was able to live with an incredible and lovely family.
  8. What are new things you experienced? Honestly, I tried different kinds of food from different countries.
  9. Would you recommend being an au pair to others? I’d definitely recommend becoming an au pair and live this experience.45384748_1761880830589048_8827240872362901504_n
  10. What are your wishes to your friends, cluster, LAR and Go Au Pair?  I wish to all them good luck, positive vibes and have fun guys! Don’t forget to enjoy every single day of your life.

Dani, we appreciate your time for answering our questions, we wish you the best back home!

 

 

Welcome to our cluster Luz Adriana Sierra!

Summer is almost gone and we are so excited  that new au pairs are coming to our cluster! Lets welcome our new member  Luz Adriana from Colombia . This young woman is 27 years old and she just arrived to Philadelphia. Let me show you a little bit a bout her:

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Questions

Why did you decide to be an au pair? I decided to be au pair because I like to take care of kids, they are very sweet and at the same time I consider that this is a good opportunity to travel and learn a different language.

What are some of your hobbies? Some of my hobbies are swimming, riding  bike, and of course watching movies on weekends.
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Can you mention one of your great memories? One of my great memories is something that happened to me in Washington state, we were riding a boat with my friends and it was so much fun!

Can you tell us three adjectives that describe you the best? I’m very patient, friendly and positive.

Where would you like to go as soon as you arrive to Philadelphia? I would like to visit New York.

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Dear members of our cluster as you can see here Luz might need a travel buddy and she is willing to start a new adventure here in Philadelphia. Luz also mentioned that she is more than satisfied with Go Au Pair because they are very efficient finding the perfect match for the au pairs!

Once again Luz Adriana Sierra welcome to our cluster and we hope you enjoy staying here with us!!!

Welcome to our cluster Karla!

It is almost the end of April and some beautiful flowers are blooming already! I am sure most of the Au Pairs of this cluster cant wait for the summer. Let me introduce you this young woman Karla Arroyo, she is from Ecuador and she is 26 years old!

The adjectives describe me are positive and very sociable!

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The best complement that I received is “smart woman”

Her hobbies and interests are dancing, going to the movies and playing some sports like volleyball! I am sure you and your host kids are going to have so much fun playing together.

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Let me tell you that Karla was helping us at the Spring International Festival, we welcomed her and we are happy she was able to join us! Thank you so much Karla, we hope you had fun as much as us!

The two things that I consider good are teaching something I love teach, and be ready for the day arranged combed dressed.

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Karla also mentioned that her  favorite way to spend her  free time is visiting  new places and she also mentioned that she would like to visit Hawaii and Disneyland. It sounds like an amazing trip!

Once again, Karla welcome to this amazing cluster! I hope you reach all your goals and enjoy your staying with your Host Family!!!

Welcome to our great cluster Alejandra!

Its still the beginning of spring and I do not see the trees bloom at all but I have great news for you because a new Au Pair is joining us. Welcome to this young woman Alejandra from Colombia, she is 25 years old and she is ready to make new friends.

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Alejandra decided to become an Au Pair because the she loves spending her time with kids and at the same time she wants to improve her English skills. Let me tell you that you are in the right place Aleja!

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Her hobbies are: taking pictures, watching movies and reading books. Interesting I am sure your host kids will love to hear you reading books to them!

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I can not forget to mention that Alejandra likes doing exercise, meeting new people and of course traveling with a good company. I can tell she will enjoy the meetings with Polina and the boys and girls au pairs!

 

Once again Alejandra, welcome to our cluster. Hope you have a lot of fun and enjoy your stay here with us!!!!

Welcome to this amazing cluster Hendry!!!

First day of spring and I have great news for you: Hendry Blom from South Africa is joining us to the cluster. This young and interesting boy is just 20 years old and is more than ready to make friends! It has been a long time we had a new boy Au Pair, let me show you a little bit about him.

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Hendry mentioned that the reason he wanted to be an au apair is because children are his passion, he really enjoys spending time with them. Go for it, spring just started!

Best event: matching with my host family.

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It is important to mentioned some of his hobbies: photography, creative writing, riding bikes, reading, and cooking. I am sure you are going to have so much fun in the summer!

Three adjectives: trustworthy, organized, kind.

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Besides that he loves kids, he also loves to ravel and meet new people, in his free time he likes to go exploring new places and at the same time making new memories. That sounds interesting!
Once again, Welcome to our cluster. I am sure you are going to have fun meeting new people and creating good memories!! 

Welcome to our cluster Melissa Tolosa!

Happy new year everyone! 2018 just started and we have new au pairs coming to this amazing cluster. Let me introduce you to this young woman Melissa Tolosa from Colombia, she is 25 years old.

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Melissa loves spending her time with kids, that’s the main reason she decided to be an au pairs!Her hobbies are riding a bicycle, enjoying nature, reading, watching football, basketball and volleyball, she also enjoys visiting new places and learning about art and music,Good to know!!

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Melissa’s three adjectives that best describe her are:cheerful, responsible and honest. Besides this she likes to spend her free time learning new places, watching sports on TV and riding her bike, such an interesting woman!

What was the best event/happening during last month? The best event of this last month has been the Christmas holidays.

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Melissa would like to visit the Crater Lake National Park, Central Park and the main scientific museum in New York. Lets do it, NY is as close as you can not imagine!

What was the best complement you have ever received? I am brave and friendly woman.

As you can see Melissa is a brave and incredible young woman ready to make friends in this amazing cluster, so please be friendly and talk to her!

Once again, Melissa from Colombia welcome to our cluster!!!

Welcome to our cluster Janet Duma!

By the end of this getting we are getting great news! There are new au pairs coming and that is so excited. Let me introduce you to Janet Duma, she is from South Africa and she is 24 years old. She loves listening to music and going to the gym, that sounds good!

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Janet loves to spend her time with kids, and besides this she would like to improve her English skills, you can do it!

Adjectives best describe her are: helpful, thoughtful and loving.

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Furthermore, she likes to spend her time reading and helping other, that is what makes her happy, its good to know Janet!

Janet also mentioned the best event that happened to her last month was her first Thanks Giving holiday because she had the chance to eat and try new food, that sounds delicious!

Janet would like to visit Miami

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As you can see, Janet is a young and interesting woman ready to make new friends! Be kind and nice, so lets talk to her!

Once again, Welcome to our amazing cluster Janet Duma!

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to our amazing cluster Natalia!!!

At the beginning of November, I want you to welcome to our cluster an interesting and young girl Natalia Ramirez, she is 25 years old  and is from Colombia! Let me tell you more about this incredible woman!

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Natalia was asked why she wants to be an Au Pair and she said is because she would like to share her culture with her host family and at the same time learn more about American culture. She also mentioned that she wants to improve her English, thats awesome Natalia, keep it up!

What was the best event/happening during last month?
My birthday was about 3 weeks ago and I had an amazing day full of happiness with my friends in Washington D.C

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Natalia is a very active girl, she loves to go hiking and for a walk adventure. She likes to spend time doing exercise at the gym! Besides this, Natalia also mentioned that she likes to reading magazines and she is a fashion lover. That’s great!

 What three adjectives best describe you?
Honest, friendly, courteous.

23423546_1903526256339111_283401641_oNatalia likes to go out with her friends and have a delicious supper! She couldn’t forget to mention that she likes to have her own time and rest! She loves to travel and meet new people, she is interested to travel to Greece!

As you can  see Natalia is an interesting and young woman, here is just a few information about her!it would be great if you talk to her!

Once again, welcome to our cluster Natalia!

 

Activities you can do with your host children

Fall has officially started and we have to be ready for the cold weather! Fall is the season that most of the leaves change their colors and then fall, this is the season prior to see the snow! you can make a leaf pile and play with your host children outside. Lets see some activities you can in this incredible season!!!

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Nature walk

Nature walk can be done at any park with a lot of trees, so you can go with your children and have fun collecting leaves of different colors and sizes, at the same time you can explore new places with them! Its recommended to do it in the middle of fall, either at the end of October or at the beginning of November.That sounds good!

Draw in the side walk chalk

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Since the weather is getting cooler and cooler draw in the sidewalk is a good idea to spend time with your host kids! lets try it, that would be awesome!

Take them to story time to your local library!

There are many libraries that in fall schedule story time for children, so you can go with them and the librarian reads books and they also do some crafts! I am completely sure your kids will be happy attending to the story time with you!

Write letters to their love ones (walk to the post office)

Most of the kids have cousins and they love to write letters, so it is also a great idea to help them write some letters and walk to the post office with them to send the letters!!

As you can see in fall you can do many activities with your host kids!!

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to our great cluster Ana Maria!

October just started and I have great news for you all!!!! Ana Maria is join us, she is 23 years old and she is from Colombia! Ana is so happy to be part of our amazing team! Lets see more about this incredible woman:

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Ana wants to be an Au Pair because she loves her experience with children, either as a teacher or as a nanny. She also mentioned that children are amazing since they are all the time full of energy and ready to play! That’s awesome!

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Anita knows that kids need an example to follow and she would like to be the example for her host kids!She considers that being an Au Pair is also a great opportunity to improve her English and at the same time save some money. That’s great!

“This last month I had the opportunity to meet New York City for the first time, It was amazing”

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Ana loves to travel, to write and to visit museums , further more she enjoy spending time with her friends!she would like to visit the Grand Canyon, San Francisco and natural places in the US! I am sure you will have enough time to travel around this gorgeous country.
“I know, it might sound corny, but if I could wish something I would wish happiness for everyone, I care a lot about people around me so, if everybody its happy I would too”
Ana Maria, welcome once again to this incredible team! This is just a little bit about this interesting woman and if you are interested to know about her, do not doubt to talk to Ana. I am sure she will be glade to talk to you all!

 

 

 

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