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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.

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
Your First Weeks in the US

Hear From an Au Pair: What to Expect Your First Weeks in the U.S.

You have millions of questions about how the first few days in your new home will be – so did I. With so many new changes at once you’ll need some time to adjust, but the transition will be easier than you think!

Thursday, July 20th
AuPairSummerSafety

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.

Saturday, May 13th
Tips To Getting a Host Family Interview

Tips To Getting a Host Family Interview

Congratulations, your au pair profile is online! Here are some tips for those awesome au pairs who just haven't matched with the right family yet.

Thursday, September 15th
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.

Monday, June 27th
avoiding-aupair-scams

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.

Tuesday, January 12th
become-american-au-pair

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!

Sunday, August 16th
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!

Monday, August 3rd