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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!

AuPairCare's Summer Photo Contest Winners

AuPairCare's Summer Photo Contest Winners

We asked our au pairs and host families to send us photos of their fun summer adventures and received hundreds of submissions!

Check out the 3 winning photos!

Thursday, August 27th

Top 5 Family Friendly Labor Day Activities

Labor Day Weekend 2015 is nearly upon us! Many families take advantage of this last long weekend before the school year kicks into gear. Check out our list of the top 5 Family Friendly Labor Day Activities!

Monday, August 24th
AuPairCare Au Pairs Love St. Louis

AuPairCare Au Pairs Love St. Louis

AuPairCare au pairs in the St. Louis Region joined forces recently with a local non-profit organization, Love the Lou, which works to positively impact the community of St. Louis city through restoration efforts and connecting resources to the needs of the city.

Thursday, August 20th

Be an Au Pair in the United States with AuPairCare

There is so much to discover in the United States of America! One of the largest countries in the world, the U.S. is a nation of contrasts; from landscapes to climate to personalities. Learn why becoming an AuPairCare au pair in the United States is the best choice for your au pair year!

Sunday, August 16th

Hear From an Au Pair: How to Meet People During your Au Pair Year

Thinking about how you'll make new friends and meet new people once you are an au pair in America? Read from a former au pair four great ways to meet new people while living abroad!

Tuesday, August 11th

Back To School Around the World Infographic

Can you believe it’s already time to start planning for back to school?  In our Infographic “Back to School Around the World” we take a look at different back to school facts across cultures.

Thursday, August 6th

Matching With a Host Family

Mutual matching is one of the essential parts of AuPairCare’s program. Au pairs and host families alike should leave the matching process feeling happy that they chose one another, that is one of the best ways to set up a fulfilling program year! Even though host families initiate matching conversations, they still provide au pairs with information about their family-- which au pairs can use to help make their final decisions

Monday, August 3rd

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

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