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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!

Au Pairs in the US and Homesickness

5 Ways to Overcome Culture Shock and Homesickness in the USA

Moving to a new country is the adventure of a lifetime but it can come with some unexpected twists, like culture shock or homesickness.

Monday, June 27th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Fe from Brazil

Brazilian au pair Fe loves her three host children as much as they love her. No wonder she's been such a wonderful fit for the Mari family of New Jersey.

Saturday, June 25th
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Sweet Kid-Friendly Fourth of July Treats

It’s almost Independence Day! We’ve found some kid friendlyrecipes you can make (that look patriotic as well) enjoy!

Thursday, June 16th
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Hear From A Host Mom: Reasons For Choosing an Au Pair

My best friend is considering hosting an au pair and she has all the typical concerns; someone else is living in our house, are they going to be a good driver, will my kids listen to her?

Monday, June 13th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Stefan from Germany

Stefan means the world to his host child Liam. In fact, he's the older brother Liam has always wanted!

Saturday, June 11th
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Three New Ways to Make Summer Reading Fun!

Find out how host families and au pairs can keep children engaged with reading during the summer months with three easily accessible reading programs!

Tuesday, June 7th
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Lee from South Africa

When the Cammilleri family expanded from one to two children, their South African au pair Lee was invaluable to that transition process not only for her host child, but for her host mom as well!

Saturday, June 4th
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June Is National Safety Month

The National Safety Council, along with AuPairCare and thousands of other organizations across the country take this time to raise awareness about what it takes to keep you and your loved ones safe and thriving.

Wednesday, June 1st
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Au Pair Travel: Berkeley, California

Au pairs from Berkeley California recently experienced American Culture in the form of a baseball game!  Read what they thought of the experience.

Tuesday, May 31st
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Ultimate Au Pair Finalist: Valentina from Serbia

What Serbian au pair Valentina has brought to her Iowa family is a beautiful heart that shines through in her every action. Her host family is happy to have her!

Friday, May 27th

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