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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!

Ultimate Au Pair Marva from Germany

Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Marva from Germany

First time families are often anxious about the au pair program. German au pair Marva met her family’s expectation for childcare and the sharing of traditions and culture - but how she helped her host child Ty is why her family feels she exceeded their hopes for an au pair. 

Friday, February 17th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Suzuko from Japan

Japanese au pair Suzuko, or Suzy for short has tackled all the challenges of being in a foreign country with energy, grace, and love. Her host parent's loved describing the care she gives to their baby boy. 

Monday, February 13th
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Valentines Day Crafts For Kids

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you know what that means; delicious treats, adorable handmade cards, and a great opportunity for kids to show their au pairs and families how much they love them!

Thursday, February 9th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Isabela from Brazil

Her host parents describe Isabela as giving them a "sense of peace, even when we cannot be the ones there to provide it.” It’s no wonder this Brazilian au pair’s host family nominated for au pair of the year.

Friday, February 3rd
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Gametime Treats for Au Pairs

Au pairs are you gathering for the big game? One of the most fun elements of the event is the food, so whether you’re hanging out with friends, your host family, or your host kids – here are some delicious treats you can makes, straight from the AuPairCare staff.  

Tuesday, January 31st
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Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Winner 2017 - Meian from China

Meian is an au pair from China who has meant the world to her host family. Read how she’s helped shepherd her host child from a little boy who knew only 2 syllables to a 3-year-old who can talk and even count in both English and his native Mandarin thanks to her tutoring.

Friday, January 27th
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AuPairCare's 2017 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists

Every year AuPairCare host families take a moment to recognize the outstanding au pairs that have come into their lives and embraced the spirit of childcare and cultural exchange.

Friday, January 27th
Brazilian Au Pair Caroline

Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Runner Up 2017 - Caroline from Brazil

Host dad Jason describes au pair Caroline as "big sister to both kids and extension of my wife's right hand and the perfect caregiver for the whole family." Learn more about what makes Caroline the first runner up for the 2017 Ultimate Au Pair contest.

Thursday, January 26th
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Ten Steps Toward Childcare Bliss

No matter what your childcare option you choose; daycare, nanny, or au pair -  there are certain factors that can make or break your experience. Read AuPairCare’s 10 Steps Towards Childcare Bliss!

Thursday, January 19th
Au Pair Program Taxes

Au Pair Program Taxes

We at AuPairCare are already getting lots of questions from host families and au pairs concerning taxes, so we aggregated some of the most requested information for your easy reference.

Friday, January 13th

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