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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. 

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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Mar Around The World

Inspired by the au pair program, Mar came up with a super creative plan to expose the kids to several world cultures - she decided to take them on a "voyage" across the globe.

Monday, January 9th
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National Handball Champion Au Pair

When Stefan planned his arrival in the United States he had two goals in mind, to be a great au pair for a very special family and share his passion for the sport of handball with others in his new home.

Tuesday, January 3rd
Repeat au pairs return to the United States

Repeat Au Pairs in California

Hear from four au pairs who loved their experience being an au pair so much, they decided to do it all over again!

Tuesday, September 6th
 AuPairCare au pair Julie with Georgia House of Representatives member Emory Dunahoo

French Au Pair Learns about the U.S. House of Representatives

One of the best parts about the au pair program is learning about a new culture, including how the political process differs across the world! Julie from France recently enjoyed a full day in Georgia learning about the U.S. House of Representatives!

Thursday, July 21st

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