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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!


Join the Au Pair Alumni Network

Join the Au Pair Alumni Network! This is a place for former program participants to share how the au pair program changed their lives and provide them a way to remain connected with AuPairCare.

Monday, January 11th

Happy New Year from AuPairCare

New Years is the one of the only universally celebrated holidays around the world. The first place to celebrate is Samoa, an island nation near New Zealand and Australia. The festivities roll out across the world for the next twenty four hours, ending in Hawaii.


    Friday, January 1st

    AuPairCare's New Academy Location

    AuPairCare is excited to announce we have a new location for our Au Pair Academy in 2016! 

    Monday, December 21st
    New Jersey Swedish Au Pairs

    Ridgewood NJ Resident Shares Swedish Tradition

    "The Swedish au pairs love to share their homeland traditions with their host families, other au pair friends of varying nationalities, and the community-at-large. It's a point of connection for all of Ridgewood," McCrea said.

    Sunday, December 13th

    J1 Visa Participants Volunteer at the New York Marathon!

    AuPairCare had over 85 au pairs and team members sign up to volunteer at the NYC Marathon on November 1st!  

    Thursday, December 10th

    Au Pair Travel: Columbus Ohio

    This summer, a group of au pairs in Columbus, Ohio learned about the history of their temporary home in the United States by visiting the Olentangy Indian Caverns.

    Tuesday, December 1st

    Heading Back to Work After Baby

    Watch how a new mom express her feelings on returning to work after a baby.

    Friday, November 27th

    AuPairCare's Guide to Milestones in Childcare Development

    Watching your tiny baby transform into a capable being with their own unique personality is a priceless experience. As you help them develop, you’ll want a childcare provider that is on the same page as you, caring not only for the physical needs of your child but also their emotional and social wellbeing.

    Monday, November 23rd

    Quick Au Pair Thinking Saves Host Child

    The Burns Family and their au pair Petra share how quick thinking and a calm demeanor saved the life of little Teagon.

    Sunday, November 15th

    Hear From an Au Pair: Your Au Pair Pre-Departure Project

    Au pairs have a lot to do before leaving their home countries and beginning their program year in America. One of the most important items on their list is AuPairCare Academy’s pre-departure project. Learn more about the time and effort our au pairs put into this project.

    Wednesday, November 11th