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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! 

Ultimate Au Pair Host Family Winner

Ultimate Host Family 2017

The winners of this year's Ultimate Host Family contest truly embody the spirit of this cultural exchange program  Read the winning entry from the Gubin Family.

Wednesday, June 14th
Ultimate Au Pair Host Family Runner Up

Ultimate Host Family 2017 - 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 had a contest to find the Ultimate Host Family! Read about the first runners up, the Dubovoy family from New York.

Monday, June 12th
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Hear From a Host Mom: What is it Really Like to Have an Au Pair?

What’s it really like to have a live-in nanny? believe me when I tell you that having a live-in nanny is not awkward. In fact it’s pretty awesome.  

Thursday, October 27th
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California Area Director's Monuments Men Grandfather

You've likely seen the movie or read the book called 'The Monuments Men', but did you know this was based on a true story? Our Sacramento Area Director Leslie Marks shares her connection to the character played by George Clooney!

Thursday, July 28th
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Meet AuPairCare's 2016 Ultimate Host Moms

Every year hundreds of au pairs nominate their host moms in our Ultimate Host Moms contest. Learn how the 2016 winners touched the hearts of their au pairs.

Thursday, May 5th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Cassie From France

Learn more about one of our 2016 Ultimate Au Pair Contest finalists, Cassie a French au pair living in Massachusetts.

Monday, April 18th
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Hear From a Host Mom: A True Part of the Family

Hear from a real mom who has considered hiring a nanny, but opted for an au pair for her family.

Thursday, March 24th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Calvine from France

From teaching kids French to being a loving responsible caregiver, Calvine has helped the Brightwell family thrive.

Monday, March 14th
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Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Winner 2016 - Elem from Brazil

Every year dozens of host families send in heart felt nominations explaining why there au pair should win the Ultimate Au Pair Contest. Learn about the special au pair that won the contest in 2016, Elen from Brazil.

Thursday, February 18th
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Ultimate Au Pair Runner Up 2016

Read about Nicole, a Brazilian au pair who lives with the Pavelka Family in West Point, New York. She's done an amazing job as an au pair to this military family of six!

Thursday, February 18th

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