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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 Virtual Magic Show for Live In Au Pairs and Families

Virtual Magic Show with Mike the Magician

AuPairCare au pairs and host families in Illinois got to enjoy a virtual magic show with Mike the Magician, who brought magic and joy right into their living room! It was a great way for au pairs and host families alike to bond over a classic magic show - perfect for all ages!

Wednesday, October 21st
Featured AuPairCare Au Pair Camila from Colombia with Her Host Children in Maryland

Featured Au Pair: Camila from Colombia

Camila's been an amazing au pair during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear how Camila is "a super hero" for the Bennet family!

Wednesday, October 7th
AuPairCare's Celebrating Cultural Connections Virtual Events

Announcing Celebrating Cultural Connections!

Staying connected virtually with the whole AuPairCare family.

Wednesday, September 30th
AuPairCare New Online Au Pairs Training: All About Infants & All About Toddlers

AuPairCare's New Virtual Trainings: All About Infants & All About Toddlers

In addition to our interactive Virtual Academy program, we are excited to offer families two new training options: All About Infants & All About Toddlers.

Tuesday, September 22nd
Exchange Day Celebration for Healthcare Workers & COVID-19 Patients

Exchange Day Celebration for Healthcare Workers & COVID-19 Patients

Exchange Day 2020 looked a little different this year! While au pairs couldn't gather in-person, New York state au pairs decided to celebrate the day by supporting hospitals, healthcare workers, and COVID-19 patients.

Wednesday, September 9th
featured live in au pair from mexico with host kids at home

Featured Au Pair: Pamela from Mexico

From Zoom game days and swim lessons to helping with homeschooling, au pair Pamela from Mexico has made a lasting impression on her host kids and family! 

Wednesday, September 2nd
Alumni au pair Camilla from Brazil writes a book

Brazilian Au Pair Camilla Writes a Children's Book

Alumni au pair Camilla from Brazil always felt like a storyteller. Once she completed her program year, au pair Camilla was inspired to complete her Master's project of a children's book, drawing on her experiences with her host children.

Wednesday, August 26th
Au Pairs Participate in Getty Museum's "Life Imitates Art" Challenge

Au Pairs Participate in Getty's "Life Imitates Art" Challenge

In the midst of stay-at-home restrictions, au pairs, host families, and their Area Director took creative measures to connect virtually with members of their community.

Wednesday, August 19th
AuPairCare Host Family and German Au Pair

Hear From a Host Mom: "She's the Ultimate Au Pair"

"Michelle has been a hard-working, reliable, and loving au pair. She has been responsible and always kept our children safe while also sharing an amazing intercultural experience with them. She truly embodies the goals of the program by learning about a new country and investing in a meaningful relationship with not just her host kids but also her host parents."

Wednesday, August 12th
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 5th