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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!

Summer Au Pair Safety

8 Au Pair Approved Summer Safety Tips

While you’re at the beach, on vacation or out hiking this summer don’t forget there should be no greater priority as an au pair than ensuring you and your host children are safe.

Saturday, July 16th
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Au Pairs from AuPairCare Infographic

There is so much for families to consider when choosing childcare; affordability, safety, reliability, and flexibility. AuPairCare solves those problems with an au pair program that is competitive with other forms of childcare, including traditional nannies and daycares, without the extra hassles of late pickup fees and different rates for multiple children.

Thursday, July 14th
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Au Pair Travel: Austin, Texas

Spend some time in Austin, Texas! Whether it's your 30 day grace period, or your annual two week vacation, there are lots of ways to experience the United States during your au pair year in America.

Monday, July 11th
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Au Pair Travel: The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of the United States’ most beautiful national parks. Recently a group of ten au pairs and their Area Director, Brenda, made the four hour trek from Phoenix to see this awesome sight. 

Wednesday, July 6th
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5 Ways to Overcome Culture Shock and Homesickness in the USA

Moving to a new country is the adventure of a lifetime but it can come with some unexpected twists, like culture shock or homesickness.

Monday, June 27th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Fe from Brazil

Brazilian au pair Fe loves her three host children as much as they love her. No wonder she's been such a wonderful fit for the Mari family of New Jersey.

Saturday, June 25th
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Sweet Kid-Friendly Fourth of July Treats

It’s almost Independence Day! We’ve found some kid friendlyrecipes you can make (that look patriotic as well) enjoy!

Thursday, June 16th
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Hear From A Host Mom: Reasons For Choosing an Au Pair

My best friend is considering hosting an au pair and she has all the typical concerns; someone else is living in our house, are they going to be a good driver, will my kids listen to her?

Monday, June 13th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Stefan from Germany

Stefan means the world to his host child Liam. In fact, he's the older brother Liam has always wanted!

Saturday, June 11th
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Three New Ways to Make Summer Reading Fun!

Find out how host families and au pairs can keep children engaged with reading during the summer months with three easily accessible reading programs!

Tuesday, June 7th

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