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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 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
Ultimate Au Pair Host Family Winner 2018

Ultimate Au Pair 2018 - 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 McCauley family from California!

Wednesday, July 4th
Au Pair from Ecuador is Like "Big Sister" Role Model

Hear From a Host Mom: A Role Model For Our Daughter

A real host mom shares how her au pair was a like a big sister and role model for her young daughter. 

Thursday, May 10th
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.

Wednesday, April 18th
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, October 3rd
Traveling with your au pair

Traveling With an Au Pair: Vacations The Way They Were Meant To Be

Ahhh, vacation. Whether it’s skiing or sunbathing, nothing recharges our batteries quite like time away from home and the office. That is, unless that time includes your kids.

Friday, July 14th
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
Au Pair and Host Family

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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