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Advice for Au Pairs

Advice for Au Pairs provides information for those interested in becoming an au pair and for au pairs already on program in the U.S. You'll find details on how to apply to our program, what it's like being an au pair in America, and advice on how to make the most of living in the United States with your American host family.

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Be an Au Pair in the United States with AuPairCare

There is so much to discover in the United States of America! One of the largest countries in the world, the U.S. is a nation of contrasts; from landscapes to climate to personalities. Learn why becoming an AuPairCare au pair in the United States is the best choice for your au pair year!

Wednesday, July 24th
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
Tips to Keep Tackle Homesickness for Au Pairs

6 Ways to Tackle Homesickness During the Holidays

Here in the United States, holiday celebrations begin as early as November, right before Thanksgiving time! With so much emphasis on family, food, and traditions, it is easy for au pairs to feel a twinge of homesickness. Check out six tips to make these festive months fun and help beat homesickness.

Wednesday, November 14th
Tips To Keep You Organized During School

3 Tips To Keep You Organized This School Year

The school year is in full swing, and between school, extracurriculars, play dates, and downtime, it can be hard to stay on top of it all! Here are three tips and DIYs to help you keep everything organized and running smoothly.

Wednesday, October 3rd
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
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8 Au Pair Approved Summer Safety Tips

While you’re at the beach, on vacation or out hiking this summer don’t forget there should be no greater priority as an au pair than ensuring you and your host children are safe.

Wednesday, June 20th
AuPairCare Mutual Match

Matching With a Host Family

Mutual matching is one of the essential parts of AuPairCare’s program. Au pairs and host families alike should leave the matching process feeling happy that they chose one another, that is one of the best ways to set up a fulfilling program year!

Thursday, April 12th
Au Pairs in the US and Homesickness

5 Ways to Overcome Culture Shock and Homesickness in the USA

Moving to a new country is the adventure of a lifetime but it can come with some unexpected twists, like culture shock or homesickness.

Wednesday, February 21st
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Avoiding Au Pair Scams: 3 Tips to Safely Becoming an Au Pair

Don't fall for scams that promise a quick way to become an au pair in the United States. Stay safe with our list of tips on applying to AuPairCare.

Wednesday, January 10th
Meeting People as an Au Pair

Hear From an Au Pair: How to Meet People During your Au Pair Year

Thinking about how you'll make new friends and meet new people once you are an au pair in America? Read from a former au pair four great ways to meet new people while living abroad!

Wednesday, September 27th

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