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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

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

18 03, 2020

Work Abroad in the USA During Your Gap Year

By |2020-03-17T16:32:32+00:00March 18th, 2020|Au Pairs|

Most people want to travel during their gap year. But with so many amazing destinations and work abroad programs to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start.

If you’re interested in paid work abroad programs, consider becoming an Au Pair. This exchange visitor program is perfect for you if:

  • you love children
17 03, 2020

Best Kids’ Movies for Au Pairs to Watch with Host Kids

By |2020-03-17T14:59:46+00:00March 17th, 2020|Au Pairs, Best Practices|

With everyone self-isolating right now, TV is probably on your mind. How much screen time is too much? How can your Au Pair keep your kids out of your hair while you’re working from home?

Kids’ movies are a great tool to pass some time indoors and for your kids to

10 03, 2020

New Here? Best Tips for Host Families & Au Pairs

By |2020-03-06T14:31:13+00:00March 10th, 2020|Au Pairs, Host Families|

If you’re new to the Au Pair program, you might be wondering where to start. Between federal regulations and finding the best match, there’s enough information out there to make your head spin.

Definitions

These terms will help you understand the nuances of the Au Pair program.

What is a Host Family?

26 02, 2020

Au Pair Weekend Classes (Education Credit + Travel!)

By |2020-02-27T15:51:00+00:00February 26th, 2020|Au Pairs|

Weekend classes are one of the best ways to fulfill your education requirements. Not only do some Au Pair classes allow you to get 3-6 credit hours in one weekend, but you get to have a fun vacation and an Au Pair weekend at the same time.

What are the best weekend classes for Au Pairs?

19 02, 2020

Au Pair Travel Requirements & Tips for Budget Vacations

By |2020-02-23T22:24:23+00:00February 19th, 2020|Au Pairs, Host Families|

Au Pairs love to travel. If you’re an Au Pair, one of your motivations for joining the program might’ve been a love for the USA. Your desire to get out and see the world can be infectious, and can even cause your Host Family to start exploring more.

And if you’re a Host Family, you may

16 12, 2019

Au Pairs from 20+ Countries Adopt U.S. Holiday Spirit of Giving

By |2019-12-23T16:23:38+00:00December 16th, 2019|Au Pairs|

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, over 50 Au Pairs gathered at the Courtyard Marriott in Bloomington, MN.

The occasion? A cultural event at which Au Pairs collected gifts for Toys for Tots and held an “American” gift exchange.

Go Au Pair collected 68 toys for Toys for Tots (Twin Cities) in 2019

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