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AuPairCare Stories

Welcome to AuPairCare Stories, the official blog of AuPairCare. Made for parents and au pairs, AuPairCare Stories offers plenty of advice for every phase of the au pair program. You’ll also find out about the many countries our au pairs hail from and the amazing things they do once they are in the country. Looking for some fun activities for your family? You'll find that here as well!

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Gametime Treats for Au Pairs

Au pairs are you gathering for the big game? One of the most fun elements of the event is the food, so whether you’re hanging out with friends, your host family, or your host kids – here are some delicious treats you can makes, straight from the AuPairCare staff.  

Tuesday, January 31st
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Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Winner 2017 - Meian from China

Meian is an au pair from China who has meant the world to her host family. Read how she’s helped shepherd her host child from a little boy who knew only 2 syllables to a 3-year-old who can talk and even count in both English and his native Mandarin thanks to her tutoring.

Friday, January 27th
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AuPairCare's 2017 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists

Every year AuPairCare host families take a moment to recognize the outstanding au pairs that have come into their lives and embraced the spirit of childcare and cultural exchange.

Friday, January 27th
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Meet AuPairCare's Ultimate Au Pair Runner Up 2017 - Caroline from Brazil

Host dad Jason describes au pair Caroline as "big sister to both kids and extension of my wife's right hand and the perfect caregiver for the whole family." Learn more about what makes Caroline the first runner up for the 2017 Ultimate Au Pair contest.

Thursday, January 26th
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Ten Steps Toward Childcare Bliss

No matter what your childcare option you choose; daycare, nanny, or au pair -  there are certain factors that can make or break your experience. Read AuPairCare’s 10 Steps Towards Childcare Bliss!

Thursday, January 19th
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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
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Mar Around The World

Inspired by the au pair program, Mar came up with a super creative plan to expose the kids to several world cultures - she decided to take them on a "voyage" across the globe.

Monday, January 9th
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National Handball Champion Au Pair

When Stefan planned his arrival in the United States he had two goals in mind, to be a great au pair for a very special family and share his passion for the sport of handball with others in his new home.

Tuesday, January 3rd
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How an Au Pair Can Help You In 2017

What are your resolutions for 2017? For many American families the list includes desire to spend more quality time with loved ones, save a little more and decrease stress. Welcoming an au pair now can help you meet some of your resolutions for the new year!

Tuesday, January 3rd
El Salvadorian Au Pair Shares with Texas High School

El Salvadorian Au Pair Shares with Texas High School

When El Salvadorian au pair Scarlett Palomo learned that her Area Director’s daughter was studying Spanish at her Texas high school, Scarlett jumped at the chance to visit the school and speak with the students! Read her story.

Friday, December 16th

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