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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 Travel: St Paul and Minneapolis Minnesota

Au Pair Travel: The Twin Cities, Minnesota

Why visit one city when you can visit the Twin Cities? A great example of the friendly Midwestern attitude, the "Twin Cities" nickname lovingly refers to the two cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul - two big cities only a few miles apart!

Wednesday, January 23rd
5 Ways to Help Those in Need This Winter

5 Ways to Help Those in Need This Winter

Winter time can be great for many of us as we get to spend time with family and friends, enjoying the comforts of our warm homes and plentiful kitchens. However, that is not the case for everybody. Many are left in the cold without food, warm clothes, and shelter. If you can spare your time and a helping hand, it will make a world of difference to those in need. 

Wednesday, January 16th
5 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy in Winter

How to Keep Your Family Healthy This Winter

As magical as winter can be, it also comes with unwanted illness. Hectic schedules and cold weather make it harder for us to take care of ourselves. Here are some simple tips that you can take to keep you and your family happy and healthy this season!

Wednesday, January 9th
Fun activities to add to your New Years Bucket list

Family Bucket List for the New Year

As 2018 has come to an end, discussions of new year’s resolutions and goals have arrived. In America, New Year’s Resolutions are promises we make to ourselves to change, eliminate, or better our habits or actions in the coming year. So, we’re putting a new spin on things with a family bucket list for 2019!

Wednesday, January 2nd
Winter Craft Ideas

3 Fun & Simple Winter Crafts for Kids

Winter has come and is here to stay for a bit! Depending on where you live, it isn’t always easy to head outside to keep your kids entertained. Luckily, we’re here to help you out with these 3 adorable winter crafts your kids will love this season.

Wednesday, December 19th
4 Tips to Keep Your and Your Kids Organized this Winter!

4 Tips for Staying Organized This Winter

We all know that it can get a little extra crazy during the winter months. Between kids’ activities, school, and holiday events, it’s easy to let things slip. To avoid losing important items, plans, and your mind, here are some organizational tips for you and the family this winter season!

Wednesday, December 12th
Gift of Giving Event | AuPairCare Au Pairs Wrap Presents for Local Hospital

AuPairCare's Second Annual Gift of Giving Event

In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, two AuPairCare Area Directors from Dallas, Texas wanted to share the gift of giving with their au pairs and host families by partnering with their local children’s hospital, Scottish Rite. Together they organized their second annual Gift of Giving event that was sure to warm the hearts of the children and their families in residency.

Thursday, December 6th
Fun ways to keep your host children engaged during the wintertime

Keeping Your Kids Entertained This Winter

With temperatures dropping and winter almost here, you're likely to be inside with your family and kids! Check out our fun guide to keeping the kids entertained at home during the long winter months!

Wednesday, December 5th
Au pairs make blankets for the community

Giving Tuesday: Au Pairs Volunteer in Their Communities

Au pairs across the country volunteer throughout their communities in the spirit of the holidays. 

Wednesday, November 28th
Celebrating Chuseok also known as Korean Thanksgiving

Culture Highlight: Chuseok, Korean "Thanksgiving"

In the spirit of Thanksgiving in the US, it seems appropriate to talk about how other countries give thanks. Although it occurred in September this year, Chuseok is the Korean equivalent of Thanksgiving that spans over 3 days and is an important holiday in Korea.

Wednesday, November 21st

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