Welcoming a Thai au pair into your home is an incredible way to introduce your family to a culturally diverse country that is rich with tradition. Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, Thailand's tropical climate is as splendid as its people. Thais hold a strong regard for family values, traditional music, dynamic festivals, colorful cuisine and dramatic dance styles. Learn more about our Thai au pairs and how their warm character will enhance your childcare experience.
Respect for elders and personal stature are of great importance in Thai culture. Values such as generosity, compassion, and consideration for others unify and shape the Thai character helping them to develop strong family values.
The earliest Thai ensembles were called Piphat, which included woodwind and percussion instruments that originally accompanied traditional theater and religious rituals. The Piphat is a form of Thai classical music and is considered a reflection of Thai identity, prestige and values.
The people of Thailand love to celebrate and participate in traditional festivals that commemorate Thai culture. One of the most popular annual celebrations is the Songkran, a beautiful water festival that takes place during the Thai New Year celebration.
Thai cuisine is unique among the countries of Southeast Asia. Combining the five elemental flavors of sweet, sour, salty, bitter and hot spices, Thailand is known around the world for its exceptional blending of ingredients and flavors. Traditionally served with fresh steaming rice, Thai food is prepared to entice all senses particularly taste, sight and smell.
Traditional Thai dance is the main theatrical art form of Thailand. Thai dance can be divided into two major categories: classical dance and folk dance. Thai classical dance productions tell a story through dance, with a chorus troupe narrating the tale through song. Folk dance includes thrilling theatrical dance forms as well as numerous regional and ritual elements.
Au Pair Care’s proprietary Infant Specialized Training utilizes a hands-on approach to train au pairs in infant safety, the “American way” of infant care giving, infant stimulation and development. Infant Specialized au pairs are certified in infant CPR and first aid by the American Heart Association and also receive instruction in infant sign language and baby massage. This additional infant care training will help nurture your baby's healthy growth and encourage language development.