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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!

Au pair Suelen from Brazil with her Host Child

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Suelen from Brazil

Suelen is an au pair from Brazil who has meant the world to her host family. Read how she's become a member of their family, a big sister to their children, and an important member of the au pair community.

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Helena from South Africa with her Host Child

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Helena from South Africa

Host mom Michelle describes au pair Helena as "indisputably the very BEST additional family member of which a person could dream!" Read on for Helena's story.

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Paola from Colombia with her Host Family

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Paloa from Colombia

Her host parents describe Paola as "a blessing to our entire family...I don't think anyone in the world could have been a better fit for our family".

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Cansu from Turkey with her Host Child

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Cansu from Turkey

From designing her host child's first birthday cake to teaching her sign language, read how Cansu has become a beloved member of her Host Family.

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Bruna from Brazil with her Host Children

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Bruna from Brazil

Brazilian au pair Bruna has brought joy and happiness to her twin host children and host parents. Her host mom says "I can honestly say we hit the jackpot matching with Bruna".

Friday, January 31st
Au pair Joanna from Sweden with her Host Children

2020 Ultimate Au Pair: Joanna from Sweden

Read how au pair Joanna - or "Miss Joanna" to her host children - has become a loved family member and role model for her host children through her "thoughtfulness, kindness, generosity, and love". 

Friday, January 31st
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?”

Wednesday, January 29th
Long Island AuPairCare Au Pairs Participate in the Festival of Trees

Long Island Au Pairs Participate in the Festival of Trees

For over 10 years, AuPairCare au pairs have participated in the Festival of Trees, a community event on Long Island that raises funds for the Cerebral Palsy Association. 

Wednesday, January 22nd
Amelia and her AuPairCare Ultimate Host Family

My Host Family Experience: Amelia's Ultimate Host Family

We are always so glad to hear our participants’ amazing stories written from their own experiences as an au pair. Our latest story is from au pair Amelia from South Africa and her experience with her host family, the Dewar family in California!

Wednesday, January 8th

Be an Au Pair in the United States with AuPairCare

There is so much to discover in the United States of America! One of the largest countries in the world, the U.S. is a nation of contrasts; from landscapes to climate to personalities. Learn why becoming an AuPairCare au pair in the United States is the best choice for your au pair year!

Tuesday, December 17th