The Pebbles Team

The Pebbles Team, based in both the UK and France is always happy to help and support our Host Families and Au Pairs.   Zoe Filippi Founder and Manager Zoe founded Pebbles in 2002. Having worked with children in America and as an Au Pair in Spain she is familiar with the difficulties of working abroad, so Zoe decided to create her own agency to help young people have amazing experiences. Now as a mother Zoe has welcomed Au Pairs into her home to look after her own children. This experience as both an Au Pair and host family means Zoe fully understands the needs and expectations of both sides as well as how to ensure a successful placement.  ...

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Understanding the new generation of Millennial Au Pairs

One big change that we are currently experiencing is in the profile of our Au Pairs. They are now coming from the Millennial generation, compared to when Pebbles first started...

10 ways to increase your chances of securing a great Au Pair in 2018

2017 was a challenging year for the Au Pair community with a 55% drop in applications across the board.  These challenges look set to continue in 2018. As the Brexit debates...

How to make your host family application stand out

Whilst we understand that you are pressed for time, an Au Pair is an integral member of your family and having the right Au Pair is very important Going through...

5 Things to do when your Au Pair arrives

So your Au Pair has just arrived, here's our advice on how to welcome them into your home and ensure your au pair placement is off to a good start!...