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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. 

2019 Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Lydia from Germany

Ultimate Au Pair 2019 Finalist: Lydia from Germany

German au pair Lydia has tackled all the challenges of being in a foreign country with energy, grace, and love. Her host parents loved describing the care she gives to their son and daughter.

Monday, February 18th
2019 Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Alejandra from Colombia

Ultimate Au Pair 2019 Finalist: Alejandra from Colombia

From her calm demeanor and compassion to teaching her host child Spanish words, Aleja has become a beloved member of her Host Family.

Thursday, February 14th
Meet Laurien - 2019's Ultimate Au Pair

Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Winner 2019 - Laurien from Brazil

Laurien is an au pair from Brazil who has meant the world to her host family. Read how she's helped support her host family of 9 children, and how their match was like "an answered prayer"! 

Friday, February 8th
Julia from Germany - 2019 Ultimate Au Pair Second Place Winner

Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Second Place Winner 2019 - Julia from Germany

Host mom Crista describes au pair Julia as "the world's greatest au pair...we forever have a family member from Germany because of this au pair program". 

Wednesday, February 6th
Au Pair and Host Family Meet Again in Germany

Au Pair and Host Family Meet Again in Germany

Love from a long distance! Read about the story of how an au pair and her host family continue to keep in contact over the years and across continents.

Wednesday, September 12th
Polish Au Pair Marcin and Host Family

From Au Pair to Entrepreneur: Marcin from Poland

When Marcin planned his arrival in the United States, he had no idea that he'd finish his au pair year with a major business idea. Now, Marcin is a successful entrepreneur in Poland.

Wednesday, March 7th
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AuPairCare's 2018 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.

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Margo from Ukraine

Her host parents describe Margo as "not simply a caregiver, but someone who has brought out the best in ourselves, someone who taught us to never give up, and to love life". 

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Luiza from Brazil

To Luiza's Host Family, she is the U.L.T.I.M.A.T.E.!

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Jenna from Germany

From baking delicious cookies to teaching her host child German words, Jenna has become a beloved member of her Host Family. 

Wednesday, February 28th

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