Education is very important in Chinese culture and new steps have been taken to increase opportunities for higher education. All of the Au Pairs from China currently placed in the U.S. were either enrolled in college or already held a degree prior to their arrival. The education component of the Au Pair program is often appealing to our Chinese Au Pairs.
Clara is a Host Mom with Go Au Pair. Qin is from China and is her family's first Au Pair. Qin recently began her extension (2nd) year with Clara's family.
"Very well. We're a Korean family and our way of living is pretty compatible. She was very courteous and enjoyed eating similar types of food as well."
"I didn't find any major differences that caused any problems. We were both very respectful of each other's culture."
"Yes, as long as she has a good understanding of our relationship and loves our children, I think we would get along just fine."