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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 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
Polish-Au-Pair-Daniel

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
Cultural Exchange AuPairCare

Spring Festivals Around the World

As a tribute to our diverse au pair pool, we want to share with you some fun and unique spring festivals that take place around the world. One of the best things about the au pair program is the opportunity to learn more about different cultures around the globe.

Wednesday, April 9th
Westchester New York Au Pairs Volunteering

Au Pairs in Rye Help Out at Sharing Shelf

AuPairCare Area Directors and their army of 35 au pairs headed up to Port Chester and The Sharing Shelf for a volunteer session that lasted over two hours. Matilda, an au pair from Sweden says “In my opinion it is a great opportunity to help out and to do something good for the Westchester community. Since we take care of kids, we know how important clothes are for them.”

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By Barbara Brown

Tuesday, April 8th

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