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Au Pair Stories

What's it like to be an au pair in America? Where do AuPairCare host families live? In this section you can read real stories from au pairs about their au pair adventure, their host families and all the great friends they've made on program. 

Au pair Neza from Slovenia with her host children

Featured Au Pair: Neza from Slovenia

For the Carvajal family and their three young children, they knew welcoming Slovenian au pair Neza into their home was the right choice - they had found their "unicorn au pair"!

Friday, March 27th
Au Pair's Experience of American Culture

Experiencing American Culture as an Au Pair

Not only do au pairs are bringing their cultures to their host families, but au pairs are also experiencing real American culture during their program year. Hear how Louise from Brazil has been experiencing American culture and how she is sharing her new perspective with her host family!

Wednesday, March 18th
Au pair Florian with his host children

Featured Au Pair: Florian from France

For this host family from Colorado, Florian can do it all - big brother, fort-maker, board game master, parenting partner, and family member. 

Tuesday, February 25th
Au pair Paola from Colombia with her Host Family

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Paloa from Colombia

Her host parents describe Paola as "a blessing to our entire family...I don't think anyone in the world could have been a better fit for our family".

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Cansu from Turkey with her Host Child

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Cansu from Turkey

From designing her host child's first birthday cake to teaching her sign language, read how Cansu has become a beloved member of her Host Family.

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Bruna from Brazil with her Host Children

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Bruna from Brazil

Brazilian au pair Bruna has brought joy and happiness to her twin host children and host parents. Her host mom says "I can honestly say we hit the jackpot matching with Bruna".

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Joanna from Sweden with her Host Children

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Joanna from Sweden

Read how au pair Joanna - or "Miss Joanna" to her host children - has become a loved family member and role model for her host children through her "thoughtfulness, kindness, generosity, and love". 

Friday, January 31st
AuPairCare's 2020 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists and Winner

AuPairCare's 2020 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists and Winner

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 31st
Au pair Suelen from Brazil with her Host Child

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Suelen from Brazil

Suelen is an au pair from Brazil who has meant the world to her host family. Read how she's become a member of their family, a big sister to their children, and an important member of the au pair community.

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Helena from South Africa with her Host Child

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Helena from South Africa

Host mom Michelle describes au pair Helena as "indisputably the very BEST additional family member of which a person could dream!" Read on for Helena's story.

Friday, January 31st

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