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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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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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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Angie from Colombia

Colombia au pair Angie 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 two sons. 

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Karam from South Korea

Read on how Karam -  or "KaTa" to her host children - used her background in special education to help her Host Family. 

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

Her host parents describe Thais as a superstar!It’s no wonder this Brazilian au pair’s host family nominated for au pair of the year.

Wednesday, February 28th
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2018 Ultimate Au Pair Winner: Wendy from Mexico

Wendy is an au pair from Mexico who has meant the world to her host family. Read how she's helped support her host child Ewan through his medical treatment, and how she was the real "Wendy Darling" for her host family. 

Friday, February 2nd

2018 Ultimate Au Pair Runner-Up: Karol from Colombia

Host mom Meghan describes au pair Karol as "our family's rock through this new adventure. We are so lucky to have her."

Thursday, February 1st
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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
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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

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