Shonna

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About Shonna Anderson

Shonna has worked for Go Au Pair for 9 years. She started as a Placement Coordinator creating connections between Host Families and Au Pairs. Then moved in to the Au Pair and International space working with Au Pairs from all over the world. 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.
1 09, 2021

2021 LoveMyHostFamily Contest Alumni Winner and Runner-up

By |2023-10-23T10:47:04+00:00September 1st, 2021|LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Winner

Au Pair: Adriana, Colombia

Host Family: Peterson Family

Being an Au pair changed my life and I’m ready to share my story with you now. Please join me as I tell you how beautiful and inspiring this journey has been! Everything started when I decided being in the Au pair Program could be a great

1 09, 2021

2021 LoveMyHostFamily Contest In-Country Winner and Runner-up

By |2023-10-23T10:58:34+00:00September 1st, 2021|LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Winner

Au Pair: Jessica, Ecuador

Host Family: Mishra Family

Who would say strange people can become your family and unknown places a home! Hello, this is Jessy, I am from Ecuador currently living in Haymarket and this is my story in the USA.I came to the USA in December 2019. A great moment, to

10 02, 2021

2021 Contest Winner – Au Pair Jomari

By |2023-10-23T10:46:47+00:00February 10th, 2021|LoveMyAuPair Contest|

Our au pair, Jomari Bosch, has been such a life changer for our family. Personally, she is charismatic, smart, practical and loving. Our children love her, beyond words, and she is part of our family. Our extended family is so thankful for her presence in our lives. We feel so grateful to have her and

10 02, 2021

2021 Contest Runner-up: Au Pair Ana

By |2023-10-23T10:55:25+00:00February 10th, 2021|LoveMyAuPair Contest|

Ana our Au Pair

A – Amazing
N – Nurturing
A – Admirable

A – Authentic
U – Understanding

P – Protective
A – Appreciative
I – Intelligent
R – Responsible

Ana is beyond AMAZING; she is first and foremost loyal. From the moment she landed in Los Angeles and her first steps into our car, we

20 07, 2020

Co-Winners: Gieseke Family and Au Pair Hendry

By |2023-10-23T12:47:55+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 |2023-10-23T12:43:37+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 |2023-10-23T12:40:52+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 |2023-10-23T10:34:27+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 |2023-10-23T10:33:46+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

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