Family Requirements

To be a host family there are some basic requirements that one should meet. They include:

  • Provide separate bedroom for the au pair.
  • Make internet connection or Wi-Fi available.
  • One member of the family must be able to speak English or any other language of interest spoken by the au pair.
  • Respect the au pair.
  • Treat au pair like a temporary family member.
  • Keep the good relationship with au pair.
  • Give kids with au pair their own separate space.
  • Respect their space and culture.
  • Ready to listen to the au pair; get her point of view also as opposed to a situation where you are giving orders all the time.
  • Understand that the au pair will only live with your family for a short time.