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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. 

AuPairCare's 2021 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists

AuPairCare's 2021 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.

Thursday, January 21st
Featured AuPairCare Au Pair Mildreth from Mexico

Featured Au Pair: Mildreth from Mexico

Au pair Mildreth from Mexico - Milly to her host family - has been a superhero during these tricky times. Her host family says "we look forward to more memories and having her as part of our family!"

Wednesday, December 9th
Featured AuPairCare Au Pair Lolo from France

Featured Au Pair: Lolo from France

For this long-standing host family, welcoming au pair Lauryn "Lolo" proved to be full of surprises! When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the middle of a cross-country move, the Sucosky family and au pair Lolo found themselves growing closer together regardless of the challenges of this year.

Thursday, November 12th
Featured AuPairCare Au Pair Camila from Colombia with Her Host Children in Maryland

Featured Au Pair: Camila from Colombia

Camila's been an amazing au pair during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear how Camila is "a super hero" for the Bennet family!

Wednesday, October 7th
featured live in au pair from mexico with host kids at home

Featured Au Pair: Pamela from Mexico

From Zoom game days and swim lessons to helping with homeschooling, au pair Pamela from Mexico has made a lasting impression on her host kids and family! 

Wednesday, September 2nd
Alumni au pair Camilla from Brazil writes a book

Brazilian Au Pair Camilla Writes a Children's Book

Alumni au pair Camilla from Brazil always felt like a storyteller. Once she completed her program year, au pair Camilla was inspired to complete her Master's project of a children's book, drawing on her experiences with her host children.

Wednesday, August 26th
California host family with german au pair

Featured Au Pair: Lea from Germany

Families of all shapes and sizes are working through the challenging times the pandemic brings. For the Chou family, their au pair Lea has been their rock, a great model, and a true big sister for her host children. Way to go, Lea!

Wednesday, August 5th
Brazilian Au Pair Bruna with her Host Family

Featured Au Pair: Bruna from Brazil

Host mom Jennifer and host dad Robert are both US Air Force pilots. As parents of four children and officers in the military, they juggle serving their country and the needs of their children every day. The family decided to host an au pair when expecting baby #4 and as their careers were literally taking off! When Jennifer's job developments brought big changes, the family was so happy that Bruna extended with them!

Wednesday, July 1st
Brazilian Au Pair Ana and her Host Kids Playing Outside

Staying Positive, Healthy, and Active While Staying at Home

While we all continue to stay at home during the health pandemic, it can be challenging to make sure the whole family maintains healthy and happy bodies and minds. Brazilian au pair Ana in New York is coming up with fun and creative ways to keep her host children busy and engaged while they stay at home!

Wednesday, May 13th
Au pair Maud from France and her Host Mom

Featured Au Pair: Maud from France

For the Lelarge family and their three children, French au pair Maud has brought a taste of French culture into their home - from helping homeschool the children in a new language to inspiring the whole family with French cooking! 

Friday, April 24th