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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!

Top Tips for Au Pair Interviews

Three Interviewing Tips for Au Pairs

Congratulations, you've received interview requests! Here are some tips for au pairs who may be only a step away from matching with your new host family.

Wednesday, August 8th
Activities with your kids for the summertime

3 Simple Summer Crafts

It’s summertime! The weather is warm, school is out, and you and your little ones are probably spending more time together than ever. Between trips to the park, summer camps, and beach trips, your host kids (and you!) will appreciate some time to relax. Kid-friendly crafts are a great way to share your creativity, bond with your host children, and get out of the summer heat!

Wednesday, July 25th
NY Au Pairs and Host Families Celebrate the World Cup

It's A Goal!

As many of us waited in anticipation to see who would win the exhilarating 2018 World Cup, two Area Directors shortened the wait by hosting a “Cultural World Cup” in their own back yard!

Wednesday, July 25th
AuPairCare Positive Discipline for All Ages

AuPairCare's New Advanced Online Training: Positive Discipline for All Ages

Introducing Positive Discipline for All Ages! One part of our new advanced online training courses created especially for AuPairCare au pairs. 

Thursday, July 12th
Maryland Area Director takes au pairs to an annual hot air balloon festival

Au Pairs Soar Up, Up, and Away!

Great food, amazing friends, and hot air balloons; all important components that go into creating an amazing memory for our au pairs! 

Wednesday, July 11th
Ultimate Au Pair Host Family Runner Up 2018

Ultimate Host Family 2018 - Runner-Up!

We love celebrating our participants at AuPairCare! Our au pairs however aren’t the only ones who make this program great – this year we were excited to host our annual Ultimate Host Family contest! Read about the runner-up, the Kren family from Florida.

Wednesday, July 4th
Ultimate Au Pair Host Family Winner 2018

Ultimate Au Pair 2018 - Winner!

We love celebrating our participants at AuPairCare! Our au pairs however aren’t the only ones who make this program great – this year we were excited to host our annual Ultimate Host Family contest! Read about the winners, the McCauley family from California!

Wednesday, July 4th
Children on the 4th of July

Celebrating Holidays in the United States: 4th of July

Holidays can be great opportunities to facilitate cultural exchange between your family and your au pair! With July 4th only a few days away, take the time to share your family traditions with your au pair so she can experience this truly American holiday.

Wednesday, June 27th
AuPairSummerSafety

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.

Wednesday, June 20th
Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Kid Friendly Father's Day Gift Ideas

From Father's Day to birthdays, it's always a good time to show Dad you love him. Check out a list of AuPairCare's favorite DIY dad gifts from across the web.

Wednesday, June 13th

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