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AuPairCare Resources

Supporting our participants throughout their au pair program is important to us at AuPairCare. Read in depth answers to all the questions you never knew you had about hosting or being an au pair

Au Pair Arrival in the United States

Meeting Your Au Pair or Host Family For the First Time

The “Big Day” has finally arrived! It’s time to meet your new family member and much preparation has gone into it. Emotions run high in anticipation of finally meeting each other and everyone is always excited - maybe even a little nervous too.

Tuesday, May 10th
Au Pair Reading with Host Children

9 Tips to Create Culturally Aware Children

Many children start to show an interest in different cultures at a young age, whether through ethnic food, new friends or history lessons at school. Hosting an au pair fosters this curiosity and introduces young ones to new languages, bedtime stories, playtime games and more. Here are 9 activities that parents, host children and au pairs can do together to learn about new cultures:  

Tuesday, May 3rd
Au Pair Program Taxes

Au Pair Program Taxes

We at AuPairCare are already getting lots of questions from host families and au pairs concerning taxes, so we aggregated some of the most requested information for your easy reference.

Tuesday, March 29th
AuPairCare Family Santa Photo

4 Secrets to a Successful Holiday Season with your Au Pair

The holiday season is a favorite time of year at AuPairCare because of the wonderful experiences that host families and au pairs can have together. Au pairs look forward to experiencing this festive season through the lens of an American household. Here's a few ways you can work together to make this holiday season great.

Tuesday, December 21st
Everything You Need to Know About International Travel Requirements for Au Pairs

Everything You Need to Know About International Travel for Au Pairs

At AuPairCare, we want to make sure you have all the information you need, and are here to support you on your au pair journey! Here you mayfind answers about about international travel and the latest current travel requirements relating to COVID-19.

Wednesday, December 15th
Getting Started as an AuPairCare Host Family

Getting Started as a Host Family

Ready to find an au pair for your family? Here's how to get started:

Wednesday, August 25th
Au Pair and Host Mom Extension Conversation

The Top 3 Tips for Having the Extension Conversation

Here at AuPairCare we receive tons of questions from first time host parents and au pairs! What does an au pair do? How do I find the right au pair for my family? One question that arises midway through the program year for both our au pairs and host parents is “How do I keep this great thing going?”

Monday, July 12th
Summer Host Family and Au Pair Travel

Preparing for the Summer Travel Season

With summer approaching it is the perfect time to remind au pairs and host families of all the resources available to help make every participant’s program year the best it can be!

Wednesday, May 10th
AuPairCare Host Family

AuPairCare Addresses New Report Highlighting the Challenges of Working Parents

The National Partnership for Women and Families has released a report highlighting the state of working parents in America and their experiences with family leave, childcare and work-life balance.

Thursday, May 4th
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Hear from an Area Director: 4 Elements of Successful Placements

Merging au pairs and host families into a household can be a change for all parties involved.  Learn the four elements to a successful au pair placement.

Saturday, April 15th

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