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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!

Tips to Keep Tackle Homesickness for Au Pairs

6 Ways to Tackle Homesickness During the Holidays

Here in the United States, holiday celebrations begin as early as November, right before Thanksgiving time! With so much emphasis on family, food, and traditions, it is easy for au pairs to feel a twinge of homesickness. Check out six tips to make these festive months fun and help beat homesickness.

Wednesday, November 14th
Travel during your au pair year to Charleston, South Carolina!

Au Pair Travel: Charleston, South Carolina

If you find yourself searching for one of America’s hidden gems, then look no further and plan your trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Between the rich history, breathtaking views, and amazing southern cuisine, Charleston will dazzle you from the start.

Wednesday, November 7th
Denver, Colorado is a great city to visit during your au pair year.

Au Pair Travel: Denver, Colorado

Otherwise known as the "Mile High City", Denver offers a slice of city life plus astounding nature! Au pairs can expect to have a wonderful time visiting Denver! 

Wednesday, October 31st
AuPairCare Screen-Free Play & Learning

AuPairCare's New Advanced Online Training: Screen-Free Play & Learning

Introducing Screen-Free Play & Learning! One part of our new advanced online training courses created especially for AuPairCare au pairs. 

Wednesday, October 31st
3 Ways to Get Involved in Halloween

3 Ways to Get Involved in Halloween

Soon you’ll dress in your spookiest attire and hit the neighborhood to do some trick or treating, but there are plenty of other ways to get involved in the Halloween festivities all month long. From scary to just plain fun, there’s something for the whole family. Check out three ideas to celebrate this bewitching holiday.

Wednesday, October 24th
Get creative with your kids with these fun fall activities!

Easy Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall is here! The leaves are changing color, the smell of apple cider is in the air, and the world is just a little bit cozier. Here are three simple crafts using the season’s natural resources!

Wednesday, October 17th
Au pairs decorate stones that represent what they're grateful for

Kindness Rocks: Au Pairs Craft Momentos for the Community

Read about how two Area Directors organized an afternoon of goodwill. Au pairs got together to craft "Kindness Rocks" - stones that are decorated with meaningful messages, gratitude, and words of inspiration - for their community.

Wednesday, October 10th
Tips To Keep You Organized During School

3 Tips To Keep You Organized This School Year

The school year is in full swing, and between school, extracurriculars, play dates, and downtime, it can be hard to stay on top of it all! Here are three tips and DIYs to help you keep everything organized and running smoothly.

Wednesday, October 3rd
autumn-fall-aupairs

3 Reasons to Welcome an Au Pair This Fall

Securing childcare just in time for the busy fall season is a comfort for many of our host parents. But that’s not the only benefit to matching now; learn the top three reasons to match with an au pair this Fall!

Wednesday, September 26th
Easy and Nutritious Snacks for School

Easy and Nutritious Snacks for School

The days of prepping school snacks are here! Read up on some fun, easy, and healthy recipes your children will love either before, during, or after the school day! 

Wednesday, September 19th

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