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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!

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AuPairCare Areas Serviced

Find a complete list of the states where AuPairCare offers placements in our regional breakdown and visit links to popular areas supported by AuPairCare. To find out if your home is within our areas serviced, give us a call 800.428.7247 and we’ll confirm that an AuPairCare staff member lives within an hour’s drive from you.

Monday, January 12th
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AuPairCare Au Pairs Send Books to Children Across the World

AuPairCare au pairs in Maryland gathered together this holiday season to volunteer with Books for International Goodwill (B.I.G.), a charity that was started in the group’s own community of Anne Arundel County.

Thursday, January 8th
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4 Secrets to a Successful Holiday Season with your Au Pair

The holiday season is a favorite time of year at AuPairCare because of the wonderful experiences that host families and au pairs can have together. Au pairs look forward to experiencing this festive season through the lens of an American household. Here's a few ways you can work together to make this holiday season great.

Tuesday, December 16th
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Au Pair Country & Culture Highlight: France

With a language and culture that is hundreds of years old and full of interesting and fun quirks, France is a fascinating country to experience through your au pair! Learn more about the country where the term "au pair" originated.

Monday, December 15th
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Carolin from Germany Joins Boston College’s Marching Band

Carolin came to Boston as an au pair in August 2013 to embark on an adventure of a lifetime. Learn how she exemplifies the spirit of cultural exchange!

Monday, November 10th
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Au Pair Country & Culture Highlight: South Africa

Au pairs from South Africa often have a lot of experience with children both in their own families and in schools and daycares. There is a strong focus on improving the education and physical well-being of children, so there are many opportunities for young au pairs to play, interact with, and educate children of all ages.

Tuesday, November 4th
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Sports Around the World!

A great way to learn more about cultures around the world is through their unique customs. In this blog, we're examining sports around the world!

Tuesday, October 28th
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Featured AuPairCare Au Pair - Carina from South Africa

Au Pair Carina came to the U.S. from South Africa hoping to find adventure, and she hasn’t been disappointed! Read about her amazing experience so far.

Wednesday, October 22nd
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Au Pair Country and Culture Highlight: Sweden

The au pair year has become a tradition among many young people from Sweden for their ‘gap year’ before attending university. This Nordic culture offers a wealth of creativity and fun. Let's explore this Scandinavian Nation!

Sunday, October 19th
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?”

Monday, October 13th

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