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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 vs. Nannies vs. Daycare

Au pairs, nannies and daycares may seem to offer the same childcare for your family, but an au pair is much more than a live-in nanny.

Thursday, September 17th

Childcare Milestones: Development of Toddlers

The second installment of AuPairCare's series on childcare milestones explains what parents and au pairs should expect when caring for their active toddler.

Wednesday, September 16th
Getting Started as an AuPairCare Host Family

Getting Started as a Host Family

Ready to find an au pair for your family? Here's how to get started:

Monday, September 14th

5 Fun After School Activities for Kids

The kids had a great day and are home from school, but now what? Here are 5 fun, healthy and productive activities to make every evening a blast. 

Friday, September 11th

Featured AuPairCare Au Pair: Emelie from Sweden

Meet au pair Emelie from Sweden! Emelie lives in the greater San Francisco Bay Area with her host family, where she cares for their baby and 14 year old.

Emelie’s host family nominated her for the Ultimate Au Pair, sharing:

Monday, September 7th

Childcare Milestones: Development of Babies

The first installment of AuPairCare's series on childcare milestones explains what parents and au pairs should expect during infant and baby development.

Tuesday, September 1st
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