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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!

AuPairCare Celebrates Exchange Day 2021

AuPairCare Celebrates Exchange Day 2021

In celebration of Exchange Day on August 2nd, we wanted to highlight some of our amazing au pairs throughout the years giving back to their community and showcasing the positive impact that exchange programs have on so many people!

Wednesday, August 4th
Why an au pair improves work life balance

How Au Pair Childcare Improves Work-Life Balance

Looking for a childcare solution that helps you to balance it all? Check out the following six reasons that au pair childcare improves work-life balance.

Tuesday, July 27th
featured live in au pair from brazil with host kids at home

Featured Au Pair: Dayane from Brazil

Dayane's host mom Karen shares that "Dayane has gracefully integrated into the Franco family with such ease - like she should have been there all along". 

Thursday, July 22nd
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, July 12th
Au Pairs and Host Families Create a Global Cookbook of Recipes

Creating a Global Cookbook

This past spring, AuPairCare held a Global Cookbook virtual event where our au pairs, host families, and staff were asked to share a recipe of their choice from their home country. These recipes would then be turned into an AuPairCare Global Cookbook, showcasing delicious food and culture from all over the world!

Wednesday, July 7th
AuPairCare Celebrates Pride Month June 2021| Supporting our LGBTQ+ Community

AuPairCare Celebrates Pride Month 2021

Happy Pride! AuPairCare celebrates and supports the LGBTQ+ community, including our au pairs and host families, and to commemorate the end of Pride Month, we're sharing a few stories from the AuPairCare community sharing how they celebrated Pride Month. 

Wednesday, June 30th
Featured Au Pair: Christell from Brazil

Featured Au Pair: Christell from Brazil

From creating new traditions to leading preschool play, au pair Christell from Brazil demonstrates how cultural exchange and loving childcare go hand-in-hand! Her host mom says "Given all that last year held, we are beyond grateful to have Christell in our lives".

Thursday, June 24th
Secure Au Pair Childcare In Time for Back to School

Secure Your Childcare In Time for Back to School

Summer may be in full swing, but it’s already time to start thinking about securing childcare for the Fall! Here are some of the top reasons we hear from parents why welcoming an au pair in August or September is a game changer:

Tuesday, June 15th
AuPairCare Celebrates Earth Day With National Au Pairs

Picture Yourself Making a Change

Earlier this spring, au pairs and host families across the nation joined our virtual summit on sustainability in celebration of Earth Day. With cultural exchange and global understanding at the heart of the au pair program, it was fantastic to witness au pairs from Colombia to South Africa brainstorming ways to improve their local communities for themselves and the future.

Thursday, June 10th
Featured Au Pair: Selay from Turkey

Featured Au Pair: Selay from Turkey

Host mom Lauren shares how au pair Selay from Turkey has positively impacted their family forever! She says "Though our family still has new challenges during this pandemic, Selay has exceeded every imaginable expectation and gave us a new normal that brings us so much joy every day,,, together, we went from surviving to thriving".

Friday, June 4th