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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!

Activities with your kids for St Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Activities for Kids

St. Patrick's Day is a day that many people in the United States celebrate their Irish ancestry and heritage. In many cities across America, you'll find celebrations in schools, at work, and parades through cities!

Friday, March 16th
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A “Sweet” Trip Around Town

Who doesn’t love a good, old fashioned American pastry? AuPairCare’s Area Director thought an afternoon of sweets, new friendships, and strolling around town would be a fantastic way to bring together au pairs and a universal love of delicious desserts!

Wednesday, March 14th
Polish Au Pair Marcin and Host Family

From Au Pair to Entrepreneur: Marcin from Poland

When Marcin planned his arrival in the United States, he had no idea that he'd finish his au pair year with a major business idea. Now, Marcin is a successful entrepreneur in Poland.

Wednesday, March 7th
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AuPairCare's 2018 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.

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Margo from Ukraine

Her host parents describe Margo as "not simply a caregiver, but someone who has brought out the best in ourselves, someone who taught us to never give up, and to love life". 

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Luiza from Brazil

To Luiza's Host Family, she is the U.L.T.I.M.A.T.E.!

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Jenna from Germany

From baking delicious cookies to teaching her host child German words, Jenna has become a beloved member of her Host Family. 

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Angie from Colombia

Colombia au pair Angie has tackled all the challenges of being in a foreign country with energy, grace, and love. Her host parent's loved describing the care she gives to their two sons. 

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Karam from South Korea

Read on how Karam -  or "KaTa" to her host children - used her background in special education to help her Host Family. 

Wednesday, February 28th
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Ultimate Au Pair 2018 Finalist: Thais from Brazil

Her host parents describe Thais as a superstar!It’s no wonder this Brazilian au pair’s host family nominated for au pair of the year.

Wednesday, February 28th

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