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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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Au Pair Travel: Austin, Texas

Spend some time in Austin, Texas! Whether it's your 30 day grace period, or your annual two week vacation, there are lots of ways to experience the United States during your au pair year in America.

Sunday, August 13th
Au Pair Training for Toddlers

AuPairCare's New Toddler Care Program

The toddler years can be a roller coaster! We know how important it is for parents to find a caregiver who will be there to nurture their little one, which is why AuPairCare is launching our new Toddler Care Program at Academy!

Tuesday, August 8th
Au Pair and Host Mom Extension Conversation

The Top 3 Tips for Having the Extension Conversation

Here at AuPairCare we receive tons of questions from first time host parents and au pairs! What does an au pair do? How do I find the right au pair for my family? One question that arises midway through the program year for both our au pairs and host parents is “How do I keep this great thing going?”

Sunday, July 30th
Poland Map

Au Pair Country & Culture Highlight: Poland

Many young people come from Poland to join host families as an Au Pair. Let's explore the country and its culture!

Thursday, July 27th
Your First Weeks in the US

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!

Thursday, July 20th
Traveling with your au pair

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.

Friday, July 14th
Secure Au Pair Childcare In Time for Back to School

Secure Your Childcare In Time for Back to School

Summer may be in full swing, but it’s already time to start thinking about securing childcare for the Fall! Here are some of the top reasons we hear from parents why welcoming an au pair in August or September is a game changer:

Monday, July 10th
Au Pairs support their San Carlos CA Community

Au Pairs Celebrate Earth Day by Cleaning up Their Host City!

In honor of Earth Day, a group of au pairs did their part to clean up their local community of San Carlos, CA.

Thursday, July 6th
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Au Pair Country & Culture Highlight: Germany

AuPairCare has many au pairs from Germany in our pool. Read more to explore German skills and attributes that may be important to you as a host family.

Thursday, June 22nd
Ultimate Au Pair Host Family Winner

Ultimate Host Family 2017

The winners of this year's Ultimate Host Family contest truly embody the spirit of this cultural exchange program  Read the winning entry from the Gubin Family.

Wednesday, June 14th

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