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Family Stories

Who hosts an au pair? What types of families benefit from having an au pair? What is hit really like having live-in childcare? Sharing stories from and for our families is one of the best ways for us to help curious and current families understand the ins and outs of being an AuPairCare family...check them out! 

AuPairCare Host Family and German Au Pair

Hear From a Host Mom: "She's the Ultimate Au Pair"

"Michelle has been a hard-working, reliable, and loving au pair. She has been responsible and always kept our children safe while also sharing an amazing intercultural experience with them. She truly embodies the goals of the program by learning about a new country and investing in a meaningful relationship with not just her host kids but also her host parents."

Wednesday, August 12th
Learning Spanish at Home With A Live-In Au Pair

Learning Spanish at Home With An Au Pair

One great benefit of having a live-in au pair is having someone who speaks a foreign language become a part of your family! By having a foreign language speaker in the home, your children’s daily practices and thoughts are enriched in culturally diverse ways. 

Wednesday, April 1st
Hear from a host mom

Hear From a Host Mom: It's a Match!

Hear from a real mom whose au pair has become an integral member of the family.

Tuesday, February 11th
Mexican au pair Belinda with her host kids

Hear From a Host Mom: Our Au Pair Makes Our Life Sweeter

"What started as a leap of faith has become a blessing for us." A host mom from California shares how her au pair Belinda made a difference in her family's life.

Wednesday, November 20th
German au pair Anita's dedication to her host family

Hear From a Host Mom: "She's So Much More Than An Au Pair"

A real host mom shares her au pair joined a family of six and showed that being a family doesn't always mean being related.

Tuesday, October 8th
Host Family Gains New Family Member with German Au Pair

Hear From a Host Mom: A New Member of the Family

Hear from a real mom whose au pair has become an integral member of the family.

Tuesday, September 10th
Au Pair from South Africa Helps Texas Host Family

Hear From a Host Mom: A Blessing For Our Family

A real host mom shares how her au pair was a blessing for her family, acting as a beacon of calm in the busyness of their day-to-day lives!

Wednesday, August 7th
Ultimate Host Family Runner-Up 2019

Ultimate Host Family 2019 - Runner-Up

We love celebrating our participants at AuPairCare! Our au pairs however aren’t the only ones who make this program great – this year we were excited to host our annual Ultimate Host Family contest! Read about the runner-up, the Taylor family from San Francisco

Monday, July 8th
Ultimate Host Family Winner 2019

Ultimate Host Family 2019 - Winner

We love celebrating our participants at AuPairCare! Our au pairs however aren’t the only ones who make this program great – this year we were excited to host our annual Ultimate Host Family contest! Read about the winners, the Sockrider family from Arizona!

Monday, July 1st
Ultimate Au Pair Host Family Runner Up 2018

Ultimate Host Family 2018 - Runner-Up!

We love celebrating our participants at AuPairCare! Our au pairs however aren’t the only ones who make this program great – this year we were excited to host our annual Ultimate Host Family contest! Read about the runner-up, the Kren family from Florida.

Wednesday, July 4th

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