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Activities & Things to Do

Our au pairs and host families work together to plan daily schedules and activities for their children. Caring for children is a full time job requiring full attention, so this section aims to make it easy for parents and au pairs to get creative and try new things throughout the au pair placement. The activities discussed here are a great opportunity for host parents, host kids and au pairs to bond and make lasting memories.

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Tips and Tricks: Fun Activities with Kids

Whether spending time one-on-one with your child or doing something as a family with your au pair, sometimes coming up with activities can be a challenge. We’re here to help with some fun ideas!

Friday, September 2nd
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5 Fun After School Activities for Kids

The kids had a great day and are home from school, but now what? Here are 5 fun, healthy and productive activities to make every evening a blast. 

Tuesday, August 23rd
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Au Pair Travel: Miami, Florida

Miami, nicknamed “The Magic City” has great weather, beautiful beaches, and vibrancy unmatched anywhere else in the U.S. If you’re coming to Miami coming for a vacation, be sure to stay at least a week and experience all Miami-Dade County has to offer.

Sunday, August 21st
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Top 5 Family Friendly Labor Day Activities

Labor Day Weekend 2016 is nearly upon us! Many families take advantage of this last long weekend before the school year kicks into gear --but its not always necessary to plan something elaborate! Check out our list of the top 5 Family Friendly Labor Day Activities!

Thursday, August 18th
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Au Pair Travel: Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. is the capital city of the United States of America. Located between Maryland and Virginia it's not actually a state, but a Federal District. The political awareness in this town is high, but that doesn’t stop residents from having fun and treating visitors like you to some pretty amazing sights!

Monday, August 1st
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Sweet Kid-Friendly Fourth of July Treats

It’s almost Independence Day! We’ve found some kid friendlyrecipes you can make (that look patriotic as well) enjoy!

Thursday, June 16th
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Au Pair Travel: Berkeley, California

Au pairs from Berkeley California recently experienced American Culture in the form of a baseball game!  Read what they thought of the experience.

Tuesday, May 31st
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Spring Activities for Kids

Its spring again! The days are getting longer and cabin fever from being cooped up inside all winter is starting to go away. Now is the time to get outside as a host family and an au pair and have fun!

Saturday, April 2nd
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20 Activites and Facts about Leap Year

While you may know that leap years occur once every four years, you may not be aware of the purpose behind this additional day and even less about its origins. Whether you are curious or explaining to your host child, below is some great information that will turn you into a leap year expert.

Saturday, February 13th
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A Guide For Au Pairs: Sporting Events In the U.S.

When you arrive in the United States as an au pair one thing you may notice right away about American culture is that we really love our sports! Whether you are super athletic or you couldn’t catch a cold, it is helpful to have a basic understanding of some of the biggest sporting events in American culture.

Thursday, February 4th

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