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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!

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Why Choose AuPairCare for your Childcare

Once you’ve learned about the benefits and requirements of the au pair program and decided this might be a good fit, it’s time to decide which agency you should go with! There are lots of choices out there but here at AuPairCare we’re committed to live-in childcare and cultural exchange.  Here are some of the most popular reasons families choose AuPairCare:

Tuesday, July 28th
AuPairCare Reviews and Testimonials

AuPairCare Reviews and Testimonials

We’ve received some amazing awards over the years at AuPairCare but nothing quite compares to the great ratings, reviews and testimonials that parents and au pairs share with us!

Friday, July 24th
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Hear From an Au Pair: What to Expect Your First Weeks in the U.S.

You have millions of questions about how the first few days in your new home will be – so did I. With so many new changes at once you’ll need some time to adjust, but the transition will be easier than you think!

Tuesday, July 21st
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5 Reasons To Choose an Au Pair Agency

Curious if you should use a designated United States au pair agency vs arranging an au pair directly? Read the 5 reasons the answer is go with an Agency!

Wednesday, July 15th
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The Top Ten Things Au Pairs Will Love About Au Pair Academy!

Au pair Academy is your first stop in the United States! It's a time to meet au pairs from all over the world and learn about your year ahead with AuPairCare. Read about the top ten things you'll LOVE about au pair academy!

Friday, July 10th
Brazilian Au Pair Embraces Volunteering

Brazilian Au Pair Embraces Volunteering

Brazilian Au Pair Francielly began volunteering at a food back in Texas, and when she completes her 6 month extension in Wisconsin, she wants to bring the concept of a food bank back to her home country!

Monday, July 6th
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 Dads Rock

In honor of Father's 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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