Skip to main content

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 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?”

Sunday, July 30th
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
au-pair-placements

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
5-reasons-au-pair-agency

5 Reasons To Choose an Au Pair Agency

Curious if you should use a designated United States au pair agency vs arranging an au pair directly? Read the 5 reasons the answer is go with an Agency!

Wednesday, March 8th
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.

Friday, January 13th
aupairs-homesick

For Host Parents: Helping Your Au Pair Beat Homesickness

Starting the au pair program is exciting for everyone but also requires an adjustment period. AuPairCare does a lot to prepare au pairs for missing home, but there are some ways you can help your au pair as well:

Friday, November 11th
national-safety-month-2017

June Is National Safety Month

The National Safety Council, along with AuPairCare and thousands of other organizations across the country take this time to raise awareness about what it takes to keep you and your loved ones safe and thriving.

Wednesday, June 1st

Au Pair Program Glossary

AuPairCare's glossary defines a wide range of industry terms for those wanting to learn more about the US Department of State au pair program and au pair agencies.

Monday, April 11th
childcare-development

AuPairCare's Guide to Milestones in Childcare Development

Watching your tiny baby transform into a capable being with their own unique personality is a priceless experience. As you help them develop, you’ll want a childcare provider that is on the same page as you, caring not only for the physical needs of your child but also their emotional and social wellbeing.

Monday, November 23rd

Pages