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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 Ultimate Au Pair 2021 Finalist

Featured Au Pair - Sakurako

Every year at AuPairCare our host families take a moment to recognize the au pairs that have come into their lives and embraced the spirit of childcare and cultural exchange. Say hello to one of this year's Ultimate Au Pair finalists, Sakurako from Japan!

Friday, February 12th
AuPairCare Ultimate Family 2021 Finalist

Featured Host Family: The Lawal Family

From bringing flowers to welcome their au pair at the airport to celebrating milestones together, au pair Arlis from Colombia says of her host family, the Lawals, "I felt the warmth of a loving family. I am happy to say that they are truly a second family, one that I was not born into, but one I can always count on. They will hold a place near and dear to my heart. I love my family."

Thursday, February 11th
AuPairCare Ultimate Au Pair 2021 Winner

Ultimate Au Pair Winner - Au Pair Antonia

Every year at AuPairCare our host families take a moment to recognize the au pairs that have come into their lives and embraced the spirit of childcare and cultural exchange. Say hello to this year's Ultimate Au Pair, Antonia from Chile!

Monday, February 1st
AuPairCare Ultimate Host Family 2021 Winner

Ultimate Host Family Winner - The Kelly Family

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 Kelly family from Wisconsin!

Monday, February 1st
Goal Setting: Au Pairs Create Empowering Life Vision Boards

Goal Setting: Au Pairs Create Empowering Life Vision Boards

Earlier this month, a representative from Pace University led a national vision board making virtual event for AuPairCare au pairs, inspiring them to think big, dream big, believe big, and your results will be big! 

Wednesday, January 27th
AuPairCare's 2021 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists

AuPairCare's 2021 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists

Every year AuPairCare host families take a moment to recognize the outstanding au pairs that have come into their lives and embraced the spirit of childcare and cultural exchange.

Thursday, January 21st
AuPairCare's 2021 Ultimate Host Family Finalists and Winner

AuPairCare's 2021 Ultimate Host Family Finalists

We love celebrating all 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 amazing host family finalists!

Thursday, January 21st
Au Pairs Live Event At Home Cookie Digital Decorating

Digital Holiday Cookie Decorating for Au Pairs and Families

Last month, au pairs and host families attended a virtual Holiday Cookie Decorating for the holiday season. The event, led by Sweet Samantha, a professional baker who has on popular American shows like Cake Wars and Sweet Genius, was a hit!

Wednesday, January 13th
Fun ways to keep your host children engaged during the wintertime

Keeping Your Kids Entertained This Winter

With temperatures dropping and winter almost here, you're likely to be inside with your family and kids! Check out our fun guide to keeping the kids entertained at home during the long winter months!

Wednesday, January 6th
Activities with your kids and au pair

6 Kid-Friendly Holiday Activities

During this special time of year there are gatherings to attend, lots of delicious foods, and plenty of opportunities for au pairs and host families to share cultures. We put together a handful of fun holiday activities for families to enjoy!

Wednesday, December 23rd

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