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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. 

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Featured Au Pair: Fernanda from Brazil

Meet Brazilian au pair Fernanda. While living with her host family in Texas, Fernanda has made it her mission to travel across the United States as much as possible. 

Thursday, November 2nd
Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Yexe from Colombia

Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Yexe from Colombia

Au pairs should be like family and Colombian au pair Yexe is that to her host parents. They think of her as more than just an awesome au pair but a seamless extension of their household!

Tuesday, March 14th
Czech Republic Au Pair Lida

Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Lida from the Czech Republic

Czech au pair Lida brings HEART to her job...and also SPARKLE. She genuinely loves her host kids...and she genuinely loves this job. It shines through everything she does!

Friday, March 10th
Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Thando from South Africa

Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Thando from South Africa

Thando has a smile that “fills up the room as soon as she walks in” and since this South African au pair joined her Colorado host family their “days are full of singing, playing, painting and going to the park.”

Friday, February 24th
Ultimate Au Pair Marva from Germany

Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Marva from Germany

First time families are often anxious about the au pair program. German au pair Marva met her family’s expectation for childcare and the sharing of traditions and culture - but how she helped her host child Ty is why her family feels she exceeded their hopes for an au pair. 

Friday, February 17th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Suzuko from Japan

Japanese au pair Suzuko, or Suzy for short has tackled all the challenges of being in a foreign country with energy, grace, and love. Her host parent's loved describing the care she gives to their baby boy. 

Monday, February 13th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2017 Finalist: Isabela from Brazil

Her host parents describe Isabela as giving them a "sense of peace, even when we cannot be the ones there to provide it.” It’s no wonder this Brazilian au pair’s host family nominated for au pair of the year.

Friday, February 3rd
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Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Winner 2017 - Meian from China

Meian is an au pair from China who has meant the world to her host family. Read how she’s helped shepherd her host child from a little boy who knew only 2 syllables to a 3-year-old who can talk and even count in both English and his native Mandarin thanks to her tutoring.

Friday, January 27th
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AuPairCare's 2017 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists

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 27th
Brazilian Au Pair Caroline

Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Runner Up 2017 - Caroline from Brazil

Host dad Jason describes au pair Caroline as "big sister to both kids and extension of my wife's right hand and the perfect caregiver for the whole family." Learn more about what makes Caroline the first runner up for the 2017 Ultimate Au Pair contest.

Thursday, January 26th

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