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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!

Travel during your au pair year to Charleston, South Carolina!

Au Pair Travel: Charleston, South Carolina

If you find yourself searching for one of America’s hidden gems, then look no further and plan your trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Between the rich history, breathtaking views, and amazing southern cuisine, Charleston will dazzle you from the start.

Wednesday, November 7th
Denver, Colorado is a great city to visit during your au pair year.

Au Pair Travel: Denver, Colorado

Otherwise known as the "Mile High City", Denver offers a slice of city life plus astounding nature! Au pairs can expect to have a wonderful time visiting Denver! 

Wednesday, October 31st
3 Ways to Get Involved in Halloween

3 Ways to Get Involved in Halloween

Soon you’ll dress in your spookiest attire and hit the neighborhood to do some trick or treating, but there are plenty of other ways to get involved in the Halloween festivities all month long. From scary to just plain fun, there’s something for the whole family. Check out three ideas to celebrate this bewitching holiday.

Wednesday, October 24th
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
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 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