Since we have launched Host Family Handbook we have heard from a lot of host parents that there aren't a lot of outlets for them to connect with each other. They are especially interested in sharing au pair advice, sharing personal stories and swapping au pair experiences.
It's such an interesting situation given how there is exceptional effort put into community meetings for au pairs, building relationships among au pairs, etc. (which I think is great!) Yet, that same support network doesn't seem available for host parents. Honestly, it probably is because most host families have no interest in meeting other host parents on their weekends or during their free time.... . However, I do think many host families would be interested in a networked, online solution-- especially when they have a question.<-- Read more -->