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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 Pair and Host Family

Hear From a Host Mom: What is it Really Like to Have an Au Pair?

What’s it really like to have a live-in nanny? believe me when I tell you that having a live-in nanny is not awkward. In fact it’s pretty awesome.  

Thursday, October 27th
Au Pair Playing Sports with Host Children

Sports Around the World!

A great way to learn more about cultures around the world is through their unique customs. In this blog, we're examining sports around the world!

Wednesday, October 26th

AuPairCare Video Contest Second Place Winner

This summer we asked host families and au pairs to enter a video contest that would show exactly how the AuPairCare program brings together people from all over the world. See the second place winning entry!

Saturday, October 22nd

AuPairCare Volunteers with the Special Olympics

Au pairs from France, Brazil, Japan, South Africa, Czech Republic, Poland, Colombia, and Germany took time to give back to their adopted community by volunteering at Pennsylvania’s 2016 Special Olympic Games!

Monday, October 10th

Au Pair Recipes: Kid Friendly Halloween Treats

We know how much kids love playing with their food, so why not make some extra cute (not too scary) treats with your children this Halloween! Here are three au pair and kid friendly recipes to enjoy this October.

Friday, October 7th

Au Pairs Offer a Helping Hand

Westchester au pairs recently had the experience of volunteering to benefit kids at a clothing shelter. Read their story!

Saturday, September 24th
Tips To Getting a Host Family Interview

Tips To Getting a Host Family Interview

Congratulations, your au pair profile is online! Here are some tips for those awesome au pairs who just haven't matched with the right family yet.

Thursday, September 15th

Au Pair Travel: Seattle, Washington

Seattle is known as the Evergreen State, and in recent years its food, coffee and music scene have made it a mecca. Seattleites love coffee, the outdoors and are always looking for a good time - its a great place to visit during your 30 day grace period!

Monday, September 12th

AuPairCare Celebrates J Day Across the Country

On August 1st  all around the country AuPairCare staff and program participants got together to celebrate J-Day. Here are three stories from across the United States that share how we chose to showcase the J-Day motto: #eatplaygive.

Thursday, September 8th
Repeat au pairs return to the United States

Repeat Au Pairs in California

Hear from four au pairs who loved their experience being an au pair so much, they decided to do it all over again!

Tuesday, September 6th