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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!

AuPairCare New Online Au Pairs Training: All About Infants & All About Toddlers

AuPairCare's New Virtual Trainings: All About Infants & All About Toddlers

In addition to our interactive Virtual Academy program, we are excited to offer families two new training options: All About Infants & All About Toddlers.

Tuesday, September 22nd
Exchange Day Celebration for Healthcare Workers & COVID-19 Patients

Exchange Day Celebration for Healthcare Workers & COVID-19 Patients

Exchange Day 2020 looked a little different this year! While au pairs couldn't gather in-person, New York state au pairs decided to celebrate the day by supporting hospitals, healthcare workers, and COVID-19 patients.

Wednesday, September 9th
featured live in au pair from mexico with host kids at home

Featured Au Pair: Pamela from Mexico

From Zoom game days and swim lessons to helping with homeschooling, au pair Pamela from Mexico has made a lasting impression on her host kids and family! 

Wednesday, September 2nd
Alumni au pair Camilla from Brazil writes a book

Brazilian Au Pair Camilla Writes a Children's Book

Alumni au pair Camilla from Brazil always felt like a storyteller. Once she completed her program year, au pair Camilla was inspired to complete her Master's project of a children's book, drawing on her experiences with her host children.

Wednesday, August 26th
Au Pairs Participate in Getty Museum's "Life Imitates Art" Challenge

Au Pairs Participate in Getty's "Life Imitates Art" Challenge

In the midst of stay-at-home restrictions, au pairs, host families, and their Area Director took creative measures to connect virtually with members of their community.

Wednesday, August 19th
AuPairCare Host Family and German Au Pair

Hear From a Host Mom: "She's the Ultimate Au Pair"

"Michelle has been a hard-working, reliable, and loving au pair. She has been responsible and always kept our children safe while also sharing an amazing intercultural experience with them. She truly embodies the goals of the program by learning about a new country and investing in a meaningful relationship with not just her host kids but also her host parents."

Wednesday, August 12th
California host family with german au pair

Featured Au Pair: Lea from Germany

Families of all shapes and sizes are working through the challenging times the pandemic brings. For the Chou family, their au pair Lea has been their rock, a great model, and a true big sister for her host children. Way to go, Lea!

Wednesday, August 5th
Advanced Au Pair Online Training for Childcare English

AuPairCare's New Advanced Online Training: Childcare English

Introducing Childcare English! One of many advanced online training courses created especially for AuPairCare au pairs.

Tuesday, July 28th
Advanced Au Pair Online Training Education at Home + Summer Activities

AuPairCare's New Advanced Online Training: Education At Home & Summer Activities

Introducing Education at Home & Summer Activities! One of many advanced online training courses created especially for AuPairCare au pairs.

Wednesday, July 22nd
Creative Activities for Kids While Staying At Home

Creative At-Home Challenges for Kids!

While summertime is traditionally a time when kids are out at camps or summer school, this year more children are staying at home with their families. Check out our list of fun challenges and activities that you can lead for your host kids this summer while everyone's at home!

Wednesday, July 15th

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