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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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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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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Fe from Brazil

Brazilian au pair Fe loves her three host children as much as they love her. No wonder she's been such a wonderful fit for the Mari family of New Jersey.

Saturday, June 25th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Stefan from Germany

Stefan means the world to his host child Liam. In fact, he's the older brother Liam has always wanted!

Saturday, June 11th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Lee from South Africa

When the Cammilleri family expanded from one to two children, their South African au pair Lee was invaluable to that transition process not only for her host child, but for her host mom as well!

Saturday, June 4th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Valentina from Serbia

What Serbian au pair Valentina has brought to her Iowa family is a beautiful heart that shines through in her every action. Her host family is happy to have her!

Friday, May 27th

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