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!
Asian au pairs are a fantastic way to expose your children to rich cultures, heritages, and languages, especially if they have never had the opportunity to leave the United States. Asia is home to many unique places, each one filled with rich cultures, languages, and ways of life.
AuPairCare provides our AuPairCare Academy training program that meets and exceeds the US Department of State requirements for the J-1 visa au pair program.
We at AuPairCare are already getting lots of questions from host families and au pairs concerning taxes, so we aggregated some of the most requested information for your easy reference.
Asheville AuPairCare au pair cluster decided to do something unique this Valentine’s Day. Au pairs created handmade love notes for local non-profit ‘Bounty and Soul’ to give out in their free food boxes
This year, Au Pair Camy from Ecuador had a challenging and exciting New Year’s resolution: run a half marathon. In January, Camy accomplished that dream by participating in the Chevron Houston Marathon & Aramco Half Marathon race–-a prestigious event annually attended by over 25,000 people.
The cost of childcare has become undeniably overwhelming for many families. Parents must have access to affordable childcare options that allow families to go to work while ensuring their children have excellent care in their absence. With an average cost of just over $1,300 per month as of 2021, families with children in the infant to toddler age range must pay nearly $16,000 each year in childcare costs.
On a beautiful, sunny Saturday morning in San Francisco, AuPairCare au pairs gathered to give back to their local community. With the help of the local charitable organization “Kind Hearts for You”, the au pairs organized and assembled more than 70 family kits of hygienic products as well as food essentials, such as fruits, vegetables, rice, and beans.
This year, au pairs and host families in Ann Arbor, Michigan, gathered for the 4th annual AuPairCare Pumpkin Carving Contest!
Vittoria, an au pair from Brazil, accomplished something incredible during the holiday season: she performed in a local production of The Nutcracker! Vittoria is a trained classical dancer and decided to keep up her dancing skills while being an au pair in Kansas.
Every year at AuPairCare our host families take a moment to recognize the au pairs who have come into their lives and embraced the spirit of cultural exchange meets childcare. This contest was the largest ever, but after hundreds of entries and our voting contest, we have our list of finalists! Check out the highlights for Ultimate Au Pair of the Year!