Goodbye to Alex!

The journey comes to an end for another au pair who will be missed but not forgotten as she briefly passed through my life and heads into the next adventure of her life back home in Colombia.

Goodbye to Alex, another fantastic Colombian au pair, who began her journey to the US 18 months ago.  She arrived excited to fulfill a dream, travel to unforgettable places like

New York,


Yellowstone National Park, 


Rocky Mountain National Park. 

She met and became part of an American host family where she grew and discovered personally enriching experiences. Alex reached all of her goals, but not without her share of hardships and challenges that she learned from as she persevered. During her time away from home the world faced a pandemic and her host children went from attending school to remote learning.  Traveling was severely restricted limiting her opportunities to socialize and explore.  Despite these setbacks, she figured it out with the support, encouragement, and inclusion with her host family to make the most of this lifetime opportunity. As her second family, the Enriquez family says goodbye to Alex who loved their children selflessly!

Today, Alex heads home to Colombia with a sense of accomplishment of having had the opportunity to travel to parts of the world that only a fraction of people get to explore. She has improved her English and she has created a second family with her host family and forever memories.  Though they will be physically far away, they will be close in heart and thankful that technology will make it easy to maintain their relationship. The au pair program brings cultures together, provides loving childcare and it changes lives.

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Live-in childcare you can trust like family

Au pairs are young adults from overseas who live with you as a family member and provide culturally-enriching childcare. Worry less and discover a routine that works best for your family with the peace of mind that comes with in-home childcare.

Jennifer Morrow
Childcare Consultant

Saturday, 28 November 2020 10:42 PM


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