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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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AuPairCare's 2016 Ultimate Au Pair Finalists

After hundreds of votes the results are in! Learn about all the finalists in the 2016 Ultimate Au Pair Contest.

Thursday, February 18th
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20 Activites and Facts about Leap Year

While you may know that leap years occur once every four years, you may not be aware of the purpose behind this additional day and even less about its origins. Whether you are curious or explaining to your host child, below is some great information that will turn you into a leap year expert.

Saturday, February 13th
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A Guide For Au Pairs: Sporting Events In the U.S.

When you arrive in the United States as an au pair one thing you may notice right away about American culture is that we really love our sports! Whether you are super athletic or you couldn’t catch a cold, it is helpful to have a basic understanding of some of the biggest sporting events in American culture.

Thursday, February 4th
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Au Pairs: A Unique Solution for Military Families

Many military families have found that flexible au pair childcare works for their unique schedule. Learn how military families can benefit from the schedule flexibility, cultural exchange and live-in support of an AuPairCare au pair.

Wednesday, January 27th
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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.

Tuesday, January 12th
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Join the Au Pair Alumni Network

Join the Au Pair Alumni Network! This is a place for former program participants to share how the au pair program changed their lives and provide them a way to remain connected with AuPairCare.

Monday, January 11th
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Happy New Year from AuPairCare

New Years is the one of the only universally celebrated holidays around the world. The first place to celebrate is Samoa, an island nation near New Zealand and Australia. The festivities roll out across the world for the next twenty four hours, ending in Hawaii.

 

    Friday, January 1st
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    AuPairCare's New Academy Location

    AuPairCare is excited to announce we have a new location for our Au Pair Academy in 2016! 

    Monday, December 21st
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    Hear from an Area Director: Tips for First Time Host Families

    First time families don't need to be anxious about hosting an au pair. Hear from an area director the tips that will make your first hosting experience a success!

    Friday, December 18th
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    Ridgewood NJ Resident Shares Swedish Tradition

    "The Swedish au pairs love to share their homeland traditions with their host families, other au pair friends of varying nationalities, and the community-at-large. It's a point of connection for all of Ridgewood," McCrea said.

    Sunday, December 13th

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