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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!

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Avoiding Au Pair Scams: 3 Tips to Safely Becoming an Au Pair

Don't fall for scams that promise a quick way to become an au pair in the United States. Stay safe with our list of tips on applying to AuPairCare.

Wednesday, January 10th
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Guide to American Holidays and Traditions

To help au pairs and their host families connect with one another, we’ve put together some of our favorite blogs celebrating holidays and traditions!

Monday, January 1st
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Au Pairs Pack Presents for Operation Christmas Child

To honor the holiday season, AuPairCare au pairs from greater Memphis, Tennessee decided to give back to their community and teamed up with Samaritan’s Purse via the Operation Christmas Child program. 

Thursday, December 28th
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4 Secrets to a Successful Holiday Season with your Au Pair

The holiday season is a favorite time of year at AuPairCare because of the wonderful experiences that host families and au pairs can have together. Au pairs look forward to experiencing this festive season through the lens of an American household. Here's a few ways you can work together to make this holiday season great.

Wednesday, December 20th
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How to Set Clear Expectations with Your Nanny or Au Pair on Day One

There is nothing more important to a student than their first day of school -or the first day of work to a new employee. So it follows that this would also be true for the first day of childcare with a new provider. The way you as the parents organize those first few days sets the foundation for great relationships – or can set you all up for a rough start. No pressure, right? To make it a great start, follow these tips for a smooth transition.

Wednesday, December 13th
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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!

Monday, December 11th
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Au Pairs Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer

AuPairCare au pairs and Area Directors take part in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in New York.

Monday, December 4th
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AuPairCare Volunteers at the New York City Marathon

This year, AuPairCare had over 100 staff members and au pairs sign up to volunteer at the 2017 New York City Marathon!

Tuesday, November 21st
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Au Pairs Visit Washington, D.C.

Au pairs from the northern Virginia area took a trip to visit the Capital of the United States - Washington, D.C.!

Friday, November 10th
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Featured Au Pair: Fernanda from Brazil

Meet Brazilian au pair Fernanda. While living with her host family in Texas, Fernanda has made it her mission to travel across the United States as much as possible. 

Thursday, November 2nd

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