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About Shonna Anderson

Shonna has worked for Go Au Pair for 5 years, and used to be a Placement Coordinator creating connections between Host Families and Au Pairs. Now she writes helpful, inspiring, and fun content for Go Au Pair. If you are interested in sharing your experience, or if you have questions or would like assistance, please reach out to @ShonnaAuPairSis on Facebook or email sanderson@goaupair.com.
20 07, 2020

Co-Winners: Gieseke Family and Au Pair Hendry

By |2020-07-20T15:53:20+00:00July 20th, 2020|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

A Loving Experience that Changed My World

My journey with my host family started a long time before I become their Au Pair. I was friends with their 2 last Au Pairs and started to get to know the Gieseke family through them. My host mom being the generous and caring person that she is, she

20 07, 2020

Co-Winners: Gerzon Family and Au Pair Yuliia

By |2020-07-20T15:52:39+00:00July 20th, 2020|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

My Host Family is a Blessing

Hi, dear reader! Since you are reading this, you probably know what this is all about. Is it about being an Au Pair? Yes. Is it about challenges or struggles? Yes! Is it about being all by myself and feeling like no one cares about me? No. Why? Because my

20 07, 2020

Runners-Up: Ford Family and Au Pair Ana

By |2020-07-20T15:50:54+00:00July 20th, 2020|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

I Have the Best Host Family in the World!

I was initially nervous about becoming an AuPair but was excited about a new opportunity.  Upon arriving in Pasadena with my new host family, there were three main goals I wanted to accomplish for myself.  The first goal was to speak English well; second was to

23 06, 2020

10 Reasons Families Love Their Male Au Pairs

By |2020-06-23T15:27:53+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Best Practices, Host Families|

I know, I know. You might be looking at this post title thinking, “Wait, can guys be Au Pairs?”

Why, yes, actually. Not only are there male nannies and Au Pairs, but male Au Pairs can be some of the sweetest childcare providers you’ve ever seen.

A male Au Pair, sometimes referred to as a “Bro

5 05, 2020

Memorable Gifts for Your Host Family

By |2020-05-13T15:27:21+00:00May 5th, 2020|Au Pairs, Host Families|

Thanking Your Host Family After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Au Pairs and Host Families have been coming together like never before due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We have heard wonderful stories of Au Pairs going above and beyond for their Host Families, and Host Families being a

5 05, 2020

20 Ways to Thank Your Au Pair For Stepping Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-05-14T10:31:04+00:00May 5th, 2020|Best Practices, Host Families|

Now is the time for Host Families to show their gratitude for their Au Pairs who have stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We have heard a lot of stories about Au Pairs going above and beyond for their Host Family.  Au Pairs have been taking over teaching their host children, keeping their host

3 04, 2020

Au Pair and Family Successes During COVID-19

By |2020-05-01T11:18:39+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Success Stories|

With many parents working full time from home and their children home full time as well, parents are finding it difficult to work, provide child care, and home school their children all at the same time.  We all know that child care and teaching are also full-time jobs so how are parents getting this

26 03, 2020

Top 10 Reasons to Choose In Home Child Care

By |2020-03-27T11:01:05+00:00March 26th, 2020|Host Families|

Finding reliable child care can often be difficult, and with so many options out there, how do you find the right fit for your family? Here are the top 10 reasons why many of our Host Families choose in-home child care, not necessarily in this order.

1.  Personalized child care following your expectations

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