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AuPairCare Stories

Welcome to AuPairCare Stories, the official blog of AuPairCare. Made for parents and au pairs, AuPairCare Stories offers plenty of advice for every phase of the au pair program. You’ll also find out about the many countries our au pairs hail from and the amazing things they do once they are in the country. Looking for some fun activities for your family? You'll find that here as well!

Au Pairs in the US and Homesickness

5 Ways to Overcome Culture Shock and Homesickness in the USA

Moving to a new country is the adventure of a lifetime but it can come with some unexpected twists, like culture shock or homesickness.

Wednesday, July 1st
Super Au Pair Care Dads

Why Our Host Dad's Rock

In honor of fathers day, we asked our au pairs why their host dads rock, and here are the three winners!

Monday, June 29th
Au Pair Care Summer Photo Contest

Enter AuPairCare's Summer Photo Contest!

Enter our Summer Photo Contest and share your adventures with us!

Thursday, June 25th
Czech au pair Tana and her U.S. host family in the Czech Republic

Czech Au Pair Tana Brings Cultural Exchange to the Demkin Family

After the Demkin family decided to extend with their Czech au pair Tana, they made the decision to visit Tana’s family in the Czech Republic. Read about their wonderful trip visiting their au pair's home country and family, and how their au pair experience has truly been a cultural exchange.

Tuesday, June 23rd
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Au Pair Country & Culture Highlight: Czech Republic

Au pairs from the Czech Republic often describe themselves as being flexible and excited about the au pair program. Learn more about Czech au pairs in this edition of AuPairCare's country and culture highlight series.

Thursday, June 18th
Philadelphia Au Pairs attend a Phillies Game

Philadelphia Au Pairs, Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

This spring, 60 au pairs from 8 different countries engaged in the great American pastime - a baseball game.

Wednesday, June 10th
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Kid Friendly Father's Day Gift Ideas

From Father's Day to birthdays, it's always a good time to show Dad you love him. Check out a list of AuPairCare's favorite DIY dad gifts from across the web.

Thursday, June 4th
Read amazing stories from families on why they have the top au pairs

Ultimate Au Pair Finalists of 2015

Read our top 8 stories from this year's Ultimate Au Pair Contest and learn how much each of these families values and loves their au pairs!

Saturday, May 30th
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Sample Au Pair & Host Family Schedule from AuPairCare

Curious what the day to day is like to be an au pair or have an au pair? Our sample au pair schedule gives you an example of how program participants balance childcare with free time, study, and of course cultural exchange.

Friday, May 22nd
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Au Pair Country & Culture Highlight: China

Chinese young people have really started embracing the idea of being an au pair over the past few years and the number of au pairs from the country are expected to continue to grow. China has a rich and ancient culture, and by welcoming a Chinese au pair into your home you can experience this unique culture first-hand!

Monday, May 18th

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