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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!

Top Indoor Activities for Kids While Staying at Home

Part 2: The Best Indoor Activities for Kids While Staying at Home

While social distancing might mean changing your children’s normal routine, there are still a ton of great ways to keep them occupied while they stay indoors. Check out part two of our favorite indoor activities that your kids will enjoy, and keep them busy for hours!

Wednesday, April 8th
10 Tips for Keeping a Wellness Routine at Home With Kids

10 Tips for Keeping a Wellness Routine at Home

With the recent challenges resulting from the global outbreak and day-to-day life changing, now is a good time to focus on wellness practices that keep both your mind and body happy and healthy. Check out our list of physical and mindful wellness tips!

Friday, April 3rd
Learning Spanish at Home With A Live-In Au Pair

Learning Spanish at Home With An Au Pair

One great benefit of having a live-in au pair is having someone who speaks a foreign language become a part of your family! By having a foreign language speaker in the home, your children’s daily practices and thoughts are enriched in culturally diverse ways. 

Wednesday, April 1st
Au pair Neza from Slovenia with her host children

Featured Au Pair: Neza from Slovenia

For the Carvajal family and their three young children, they knew welcoming Slovenian au pair Neza into their home was the right choice - they had found their "unicorn au pair"!

Friday, March 27th
Au Pair's Experience of American Culture

Experiencing American Culture as an Au Pair

Not only do au pairs are bringing their cultures to their host families, but au pairs are also experiencing real American culture during their program year. Hear how Louise from Brazil has been experiencing American culture and how she is sharing her new perspective with her host family!

Wednesday, March 18th
Why an au pair improves work life balance

How Au Pair Childcare Improves Work-Life Balance

Looking for a childcare solution that helps you to balance it all? Check out the following six reasons that au pair childcare improves work-life balance.

Wednesday, March 11th
3 Reasons Why Being An Au Pair Helps Your Future Career

3 Ways Being An Au Pair Helps Your Career

Being an au pair can be the adventure of a lifetime. Not only does being an au pair teach you about your passions and skills, but it also looks fantastic on your resume! Read on for three reasons why being an au pair can prepare for you for a successful career.

Wednesday, March 4th
Au pair Florian with his host children

Featured Au Pair: Florian from France

For this host family from Colorado, Florian can do it all - big brother, fort-maker, board game master, parenting partner, and family member. 

Tuesday, February 25th
10 Tips for Having Great Au Pair Childcare

Ten Steps Toward Childcare Bliss

No matter what your childcare option you choose; daycare, nanny, or au pair -  there are certain factors that can make or break your experience. Read AuPairCare’s 10 Steps Towards Childcare Bliss!

Tuesday, February 18th
Hear from a host mom

Hear From a Host Mom: It's a Match!

Hear from a real mom whose au pair has become an integral member of the family.

Tuesday, February 11th