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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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Featured AuPairCare Au Pair - Cintía from Brazil

Au Pair Cíntia from Brazil lives in the Midwest with her host family, caring for triplet 1 year old boys! While this would be a big responsibility for any Infant Specialized au pair, Cíntia’s host mom describes why she's the perfect fit for their family.

Tuesday, May 27th
Brazilian Au Pair and Child Celebrating World Cup

Cultural Exchange Brings Brazil 2014 World Cup to America

Children begin expressing interest in different cultures at a very young age. Hosting an au pair exposes your children to ethnically diverse and historically rich heritages. It also helps them become more globally and culturally aware. The 2014 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup Brazil™ is a wonderful time to take advantage of your au pair’s background!

Wednesday, May 21st
Au Pair and Host Mom

My Host Family Experience; Cecilie's Ultimate Host Mom

We reached out to our Au Pairs and asked them to share why they felt their host mom deserved the title of AuPairCare's Ultimate Host Mom! Danish Au pair Cecilie, wrote this amazing essay about her host mom Summer!

Wednesday, May 14th
Au Pair Vacationing with Host Family

Traveling With an Au Pair: Vacations The Way They Were Meant To Be

Ahhh, vacation. Whether it’s skiing or sunbathing, nothing recharges our batteries quite like time away from home and the office. That is, unless that time includes your kids.

Sunday, May 11th
Brazilian Au Pair and Host Mom

Ultimate Host Mom Winner - Kim

We reached out to our au pairs and asked them to tell us why they their host mom should hold the title of AuPairCare's Ultimate Host Mom! Carol, a Brazilian au pair living in Minnesota submitted the winning entry about her host mom Kim!

Wednesday, May 7th
New Jersey Au Pairs at Build-A-Bear

AuPairCare Au Pairs Continue Tradition of Charity in Their New Jersey Community

For the past seven years, AuPairCare Area Director Kim Gamelli has worked with her local au pairs and host families to donate Build-a-Bear bears to the Center for Family Services (CFFS) in New Jersey. The CFFS is located in the same community where the host families and au pairs live, allowing au pairs to leave a lasting, positive impact on their temporary new home.

Tuesday, April 29th
Au Pairs Explore Southeastern Minnesota

Harmony Man Enjoys Guiding Au Pairs Through Amish Country

Mike Peters of Harmony had a special surprise on Sunday, March 30, when a group of visitors approached him to get information about the Amish community. As the owner of Budget Ride, a local travel agency providing tickets to Amish using public transportation, Peters was thrilled to play host to the visitors, who were all part of an international au pair program.

Wednesday, April 23rd
Au Pair Child in Springtime

5 Springtime Activities for your Family

Spring has sprung! Grab your kids and your au pair and try out these family friendly outdoor activities.

Tuesday, April 22nd
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Featured AuPairCare Au Pair - Daniel from Poland

We loved the creative spin one of our host family took when nominating their Polish Au Pair Daniel as AuPairCare’s Ultimate Au Pair.

Wednesday, April 16th
AuPairCare Au Pairs at the U.S. White House

Au Pairs Visit the Most Famous House in the United States

The White House, built in 1792 and home to all U.S. presidents since President John Adams, is arguably the most famous house in the world. Annually, thousands upon thousands of visitors from across the United States and the globe visit what was once referred to as ‘the President’s Palace’. This spring, 18 DC area au pairs had the amazing opportunity to visit this beloved American landmark.

Saturday, April 12th

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