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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!

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
Au Pair and Host Family Meet Again in Germany

Au Pair and Host Family Meet Again in Germany

Love from a long distance! Read about the story of how an au pair and her host family continue to keep in contact over the years and across continents.

Wednesday, September 12th
VA Au Pairs Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Helping Hands Warm Hearts

Children and their wellbeing a core part of AuPairCare’s mission. With that in mind, two Area Directors went above and beyond with their au pairs when the group volunteered over at their local Ronald McDonald House in the state of Virginia. 

Wednesday, September 5th
AuPairCare Academic Success K-8

AuPairCare's New Advanced Online Training: Academic Success K-8

Introducing Academic Success K-8! One part of our new advanced online training courses created especially for AuPairCare au pairs. 

Wednesday, August 29th
Back to school DIY for au pair's host children

Sharing Cultures: Schultüte

Summer’s almost over, and that can only mean one thing—going back to school! Do you have a little one starting their first year of school? Help them get ready to learn with the German tradition of the schultüte!

Wednesday, August 22nd
AuPairCare Volunteers J-Day 2018

AuPairCare Celebrates J-Day 2018 Across the Country

On August 6th  all around the country, AuPairCare and Intrax staff and program participants got together to celebrate J-Day. Here's how AuPairCare participants and staff celebrated the J-Day motto: #eatplaygive.

Wednesday, August 15th
Top Tips for Au Pair Interviews

Three Interviewing Tips for Au Pairs

Congratulations, you've received interview requests! Here are some tips for au pairs who may be only a step away from matching with your new host family.

Wednesday, August 8th
Activities with your kids for the summertime

3 Simple Summer Crafts

It’s summertime! The weather is warm, school is out, and you and your little ones are probably spending more time together than ever. Between trips to the park, summer camps, and beach trips, your host kids (and you!) will appreciate some time to relax. Kid-friendly crafts are a great way to share your creativity, bond with your host children, and get out of the summer heat!

Wednesday, July 25th
NY Au Pairs and Host Families Celebrate the World Cup

It's A Goal!

As many of us waited in anticipation to see who would win the exhilarating 2018 World Cup, two Area Directors shortened the wait by hosting a “Cultural World Cup” in their own back yard!

Wednesday, July 25th
AuPairCare Positive Discipline for All Ages

AuPairCare's New Advanced Online Training: Positive Discipline for All Ages

Introducing Positive Discipline for All Ages! One part of our new advanced online training courses created especially for AuPairCare au pairs. 

Thursday, July 12th

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