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.
2017 – Past Au Pair Meetings


We have been busy this past year. Here are some photos from some of the meetings. January 2018 – Bowling fun December 2017 – Holiday party November 2017 – Feed My Starving Children volunteer opportunity October 2017– Panera Bread / Safety Meeting September 2017 – Boat Cruise on Lake Michigan […]

Ice Skating Fun


We went ice skating for our January monthly au pair meeting. Everyone had a great time!  

Holiday Celebration with Au Pairs


We had a wonderful celebration in December for the holidays. Everyone brought a gift to exchange and a dish from their home country. They shared traditions about how they celebrate Christmas.

Bowling with the au pairs


The au pairs went bowling in November and had a great time at Beverly Lanes in Arlington Heights.

Chicago Au Pair Scavenger Hunt – Fall 2015


We had a great day in Chicago last weekend as we joined 200 Chicago area au pairs in our annual tradition scavenger hunt at Millennium Park. So proud of the au pairs in my group who worked hard to win the first place prize!

National Night Out – Arlington Heights 2015


Such a fun night at Arlington Height’s National Night Out festival. We had fun giving away temporary tattoos and playing baseball bean bag toss. Thanks for stopping by our table and meeting our au pairs!

Porch Pizza Party


We had a great night in July with the au pairs enjoying pizza and playing bags (bean bag toss game).

Cultural Arts Fair- Thomas Middle School 2015


We enjoyed face painting flags and talking about the countries Germany, Sweden and Colombia at this years Cultural Arts Fair in Arlington Heights. Thanks to all those that came out!

Roller Skating Night at Orbit


The au pairs went roller skating at Orbit Skate Center in Palatine for their monthly meeting. They had a great time!

November Bowling Party


The au pairs had a great time bowling in November for our au pair meeting.  

Didier Farms Pumpkinfest – Hayride and Corn Maze


We had a great time enjoying Pumpkinfest at Didier Farms enjoying all of their Halloween decorations. The hayride and corn maze were lots of fun for the au pairs to explore. Some local host families joined us at this event.

National Night Out Arlington Heights 2014


We had a great evening giving away temporary tattoos at the National Night Out in Arlington Heights.  Thanks au pairs for a great time!  Many host families came to visit us, along with hundreds of local families.

Ice Cream Sundae July Au Pair Meeting


We enjoyed the beautiful weather and made ice cream sundaes this month.  Here is a photo from our meeting.  We wish Hanna from Sweden and Manual and Denise from Germany best of luck back home.  They had recently finished their year as au pairs and were unable to attend this […]

World’s Fair at Kohl Children’s Musuem


Here are photos from our June Wold’s Fair event at the Kohl Children’s museum in Glenview. It was a great event with many host families participating. Thanks for a great event!

Holiday Party- Gift Exchange


We had fun celebrating the holidays and participating in the annual gift swap at our au pair holiday party.  Everyone brought a dessert or appetizer to share and a wrapped gift to exchange.  Lots of gift cards to Target and Starbucks for all!  Can’t wait to do it again next […]

Bowling Fun – November


Our local au pair group had a fun time bowling in November right before Thanksgiving break.  Here are some photos from our afternoon of bowling at the Brunswick Zone in Mount Prospect.

Pizza Party- Meet the new au pairs!


Summer is coming to an end and school has just begun. We have lots of new au pairs that have just arrived in our area.  Tonight is the August Au Pair meeting for our local group. Hope everyone can make it to JJ Twiggs in Palatine.  I’ve sent details for […]

Roller Skating at Orbit Skate


The March meeting was a lot of fun.  We met on March 15th for a night of roller skating at Orbit Skate in Palatine.  Everyone had a great time.

Au Pair Halloween Party


We had a lot of fun handing out candy at the Arlington Heights Park District Trunk or Treat event. Afterwards the au pairs had their own Halloween party. We had great costumes! Special thanks to Gabriela and Xiomara for the yummy Halloween cupcakes and chocolate treats. They were delicious! Happy […]

Halloween Trunk or Treat in Arlington Heights


Are you ready for Halloween?  Bring the family and stop by our Cultural Care Au Pair “Trunk”  and get some treats! This great location provides a fun atmosphere; activities are held inside including the trick or treat line, games, jump inflatables, Mad Science demonstration, an arts and craft project, and refreshments. […]

Chicago Scavenger Hunt Photos


Millennium Park The September Chicago scavenger hunt was a great success. The au pairs answered questions about Chicago and competed in a competition that had them exploring the city. First place winners all took home gift cards as the grand prize. Here are some photos from our day.  The weather […]

Picnic, Paddle Boats and Fun!


I hope you are enjoying your summer.  The next au pair meeting will be on Sunday, July 22nd where we will meet at Lake Arlington and enjoy a picnic, go paddle boating or kayaking, and take a stroll around the lake. Here are the details: Date:  Sunday, July 22nd Where: […]

Water Safety Presentation Photos


Thanks Chicago Swim School for a very informative water safety presentation.  We had a great turnout and had fun preparing for summer at the pool. Chicago Swim School is a group dedicated to making water Safer for children. Did you know that Drowning is the second leading cause of death […]

Bon Voyage Party!


The April au pair meeting will be a farewell party for four of our au pairs: Nina, Isabelle, Laura, and Cecile.  We will miss them greatly. Nina and Laura both from Germany had extended with their host families and were here over a year.  Cecile will be going home to […]

Holiday Party – Minute to Win it Games


The annual December au pair holiday party was a big success.  Everyone brought a tasty dish to share and a gift to exchange. Au Pairs from Arlington Heights, Palatine, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights were all in attendance.  The best part of the night was seeing everyone participate in the […]

Au Pair Holiday Party – 2008


   We had a great time at our holiday party in December. The girls all participated in a grab bag gift exchange where they had a chance to steal the gift of their choice.  Lots of yummy desserts and snacks had by all!