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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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Au Pairs vs. Nannies vs. Daycare

Au pairs, nannies and daycares may seem to offer the same childcare for your family, but an au pair is much more than a live-in nanny.

Thursday, September 17th
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Childcare Milestones: Development of Toddlers

The second installment of AuPairCare's series on childcare milestones explains what parents and au pairs should expect when caring for their active toddler.

Wednesday, September 16th
Getting Started as an AuPairCare Host Family

Getting Started as a Host Family

Ready to find an au pair for your family? Here's how to get started:

Monday, September 14th
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Featured AuPairCare Au Pair: Emelie from Sweden

Meet au pair Emelie from Sweden! Emelie lives in the greater San Francisco Bay Area with her host family, where she cares for their baby and 14 year old.

Monday, September 7th
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Childcare Milestones: Development of Babies

The first installment of AuPairCare's series on childcare milestones explains what parents and au pairs should expect during infant and baby development.

Tuesday, September 1st
AuPairCare's Summer Photo Contest Winners

AuPairCare's Summer Photo Contest Winners

We asked our au pairs and host families to send us photos of their fun summer adventures and received hundreds of submissions!

Check out the 3 winning photos!

Thursday, August 27th
AuPairCare Au Pairs Love St. Louis

AuPairCare Au Pairs Love St. Louis

AuPairCare au pairs in the St. Louis Region joined forces recently with a local non-profit organization, Love the Lou, which works to positively impact the community of St. Louis city through restoration efforts and connecting resources to the needs of the city.

Thursday, August 20th
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Be an Au Pair in the United States with AuPairCare

There is so much to discover in the United States of America! One of the largest countries in the world, the U.S. is a nation of contrasts; from landscapes to climate to personalities. Learn why becoming an AuPairCare au pair in the United States is the best choice for your au pair year!

Sunday, August 16th
Meeting People as an Au Pair

Hear From an Au Pair: How to Meet People During your Au Pair Year

Thinking about how you'll make new friends and meet new people once you are an au pair in America? Read from a former au pair four great ways to meet new people while living abroad!

Tuesday, August 11th
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Back To School Around the World Infographic

Can you believe it’s already time to start planning for back to school?  In our Infographic “Back to School Around the World” we take a look at different back to school facts across cultures.

Thursday, August 6th

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