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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 Family Santa Photo

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 16th
Featured AuPairCare Au Pair Mildreth from Mexico

Featured Au Pair: Mildreth from Mexico

Au pair Mildreth from Mexico - Milly to her host family - has been a superhero during these tricky times. Her host family says "we look forward to more memories and having her as part of our family!"

Wednesday, December 9th

Preparing for the Future: Au Pair Resume Building Tips with Pace University

From time management to perfecting a second language, the skills au pairs gain during a program year are invaluable! We recently held a virtual Resume Building event where au pairs learned how to carry over their new skills into professional experince.

Wednesday, December 2nd
Celebrating International Au Pair Day with AuPairCare

Celebrating International Au Pair Day!

Happy International Au Pair Day! Check out what AuPairCare au pairs are saying about this extra special day.

Tuesday, November 24th
AuPairCare Au Pairs Supporting Charity Little Heroes Foundation Gold Pumpkins

Pumpkin Decorating for the Little Hero Foundation

At a recent virtual event, au pairs and host children took part in a pumpkin decorating and craft session for a fantastic cause. Participants were asked to decorate a pumpkin with gold in support of children’s cancer research led by the Little Hero Foundation with $1 donated to advanced children's cancer research.

Wednesday, November 18th
Featured AuPairCare Au Pair Lolo from France

Featured Au Pair: Lolo from France

For this long-standing host family, welcoming au pair Lauryn "Lolo" proved to be full of surprises! When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the middle of a cross-country move, the Sucosky family and au pair Lolo found themselves growing closer together regardless of the challenges of this year.

Thursday, November 12th
Mexican au pair Belinda with her host kids

Hear From a Host Mom: Our Au Pair Makes Our Life Sweeter

"What started as a leap of faith has become a blessing for us." A host mom from California shares how her au pair Belinda made a difference in her family's life.

Tuesday, November 3rd
Safe Halloween Activities at Home During Pandemic 2020

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween At Home

Halloween is around the corner, and this year's celebrations will look a little different as families continue to stay safe at home. Check out 5 fun ways to create a spook-tacular Halloween right at home!

Wednesday, October 28th
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