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.
October Pumpkin Fest Meeting


Our October meeting was at Highwood’s annual Pumpkin Fest celebration helping carve pumpkins helping to break the Guinness World Record for the largest display of lit jack-o’lanterns. Congratulations Jessica and her friend for their winning design!

September Au Pair Cruise meeting


Over 300 Chicagoland Cultural Care au pairs and LCCs attended this wonderful event!! The weather was perfect and we all spent a fantastic afternoon enjoying the spectacular Chicago skyline while listening to great music. Many thanks to all who attended!

August Meeting – S’mores party


Many thanks to all who attended our August meeting and a huge welcome to all new au pairs in our group. Hope you had as much fun as I did..!!

November Meeting


For our November meeting was a pot luck dinner to say goodbye to a few friends and welcome newcomers. All the au pairs brought in a dish typical from their home country. A good time was had by all..!!

Wagner Farm Host Family Event


Host families and au pairs joined in the fun at our joint event at Wagner Farm. Here are some photos of Cindy and Lena helping out with face painting:-) Lena who recently arrived from Germany, jumped right in with her creative talents. Cindy did a wonderful job of transforming our […]

Applefest Event in Long Grove


I was joined by Audrey Weisberg, LCC for Buffalo Grove and Deerfield. The weather was glorious and a huge thanks to all of the au pairs you who helped out at the stand. All the children were in awe of the glitter tattoos they received. Thanks so much for being […]

Scavenger Hunt in Millenium Park, Chicago


Our September meeting took place in Chicago’s Millennium Park. We were joined by other au pair groups and took this photo in front of the ‘Bean’ sculpture. Kudos to Carmen who looked fab in her Darth Vader costume (including music audio of the Star Wars theme tune:-) Thank you again […]

August Meeting


A good time was had by all at our August meeting. My group was joined by Debbie, her Highland Park au pairs together with some of the Glencoe group. The weather was perfect for toasting S’mores on the fire pit. We sadly bid farewell to Marion and Julia who have […]

Picnic at Rosewood Beach


The weather finally decided to cooperate and we were able to go ahead with our picnic at the newly renovated Rosewood beach:-) We welcomed Keylla, who has just arrived from Colombia! Sadly, we are losing Berenice who is extending her stay with a family in NJ – we wish you […]

May Meeting at the Takiff Center


For our May au pair meeting, we were treated to an informative talk about US politics. This month au pair groups from Glencoe, Highland Park and Northbrook joined together to hear speakers, Teresa Grosch and Lynn Goldschmidt from the Womens League. Teresa and Lynn gave us a brief history in US […]

April Au Pair Meeting at Frost Gelato


I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream… This month my group met for gelato at Frost in Highland Park. It was great to see everyone and I think we all enjoyed our ice-cream despite the fact that it was a rather chilly evening:-) Thank you Marion, Camila, Maria […]