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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!

Get creative with your kids with these fun fall activities!

Easy Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall is here! The leaves are changing color, the smell of apple cider is in the air, and the world is just a little bit cozier. Here are three simple crafts using the season’s natural resources!

Wednesday, October 17th
Au pairs decorate stones that represent what they're grateful for

Kindness Rocks: Au Pairs Craft Momentos for the Community

Read about how two Area Directors organized an afternoon of goodwill. Au pairs got together to craft "Kindness Rocks" - stones that are decorated with meaningful messages, gratitude, and words of inspiration - for their community.

Wednesday, October 10th
Tips To Keep You Organized During School

3 Tips To Keep You Organized This School Year

The school year is in full swing, and between school, extracurriculars, play dates, and downtime, it can be hard to stay on top of it all! Here are three tips and DIYs to help you keep everything organized and running smoothly.

Wednesday, October 3rd
autumn-fall-aupairs

3 Reasons to Welcome an Au Pair This Fall

Securing childcare just in time for the busy fall season is a comfort for many of our host parents. But that’s not the only benefit to matching now; learn the top three reasons to match with an au pair this Fall!

Wednesday, September 26th
Easy and Nutritious Snacks for School

Easy and Nutritious Snacks for School

The days of prepping school snacks are here! Read up on some fun, easy, and healthy recipes your children will love either before, during, or after the school day! 

Wednesday, September 19th
Au Pair and Host Family Meet Again in Germany

Au Pair and Host Family Meet Again in Germany

Love from a long distance! Read about the story of how an au pair and her host family continue to keep in contact over the years and across continents.

Wednesday, September 12th
VA Au Pairs Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Helping Hands Warm Hearts

Children and their wellbeing a core part of AuPairCare’s mission. With that in mind, two Area Directors went above and beyond with their au pairs when the group volunteered over at their local Ronald McDonald House in the state of Virginia. 

Wednesday, September 5th
AuPairCare Academic Success K-8

AuPairCare's New Advanced Online Training: Academic Success K-8

Introducing Academic Success K-8! One part of our new advanced online training courses created especially for AuPairCare au pairs. 

Wednesday, August 29th
Back to school DIY for au pair's host children

Sharing Cultures: Schultüte

Summer’s almost over, and that can only mean one thing—going back to school! Do you have a little one starting their first year of school? Help them get ready to learn with the German tradition of the schultüte!

Wednesday, August 22nd
AuPairCare Volunteers J-Day 2018

AuPairCare Celebrates J-Day 2018 Across the Country

On August 6th  all around the country, AuPairCare and Intrax staff and program participants got together to celebrate J-Day. Here's how AuPairCare participants and staff celebrated the J-Day motto: #eatplaygive.

Wednesday, August 15th

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