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20 03, 2019

Au Pair Stories: Oh, the Crazy Things Kids Do!

By |2019-06-14T12:29:01+00:00March 20th, 2019|Au Pairs, Best Practices|

Of all the Au Pair stories I've heard, this has to be one of the funniest (but maybe that's just because it happened to me). When I received Adriana's text, I felt like I was watching one of those videos you see on social media, where the mom is taking a video in disbelief, just

28 11, 2018

5 Big Reasons Why Au Pairs Need to Attend Cultural Events

By |2018-12-04T18:25:00+00:00November 28th, 2018|Au Pairs, Host Families|

You may have heard your Local Area Representative (LAR) speak about why Au Pairs need to attend cultural events. The importance of these events can't be understated. Sometimes, it may seem like an inconvenience. (And Au Pairs sometimes have other things they'd rather be doing!) It's important to recognize that not only are cultural

26 11, 2018

Vegas Family Makes Exchange Student’s Dream Come True

By |2018-11-28T13:37:23+00:00November 26th, 2018|Best Practices, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Host Parents Jake & Rachel made one exchange student's dream come true by asking her to be their Au Pair. But for Adriana, it meant more than just fulfilling her dream of becoming an Au Pair-- in this unique situation, she was able to Au Pair for two of her best friends. Jake & Rachel

15 10, 2018

D.C. Au Pair Saved Her Host Granddad’s Life by Calling 911

By |2018-10-16T14:31:28+00:00October 15th, 2018|Au Pairs|

It was just an ordinary day when one Au Pair saved her Host Granddad's life by calling 911 at the right time. Runsi Luo's Host Parents were at work when she noticed something wasn't quite right with her Host Granddad. "I noticed something was wrong," she said, "and called 911 in time to save him."

9 10, 2018

Forever Changed by the U.S. Au Pair Program

By |2018-10-09T15:39:27+00:00October 9th, 2018|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Topic: How the Au Pair Program Has Impacted Your Life Reezah, from South Africa, talks about his experience and how his life has been forever changed by the U.S. Au Pair Program in this interview with the Au Pair Sis. Reezah has had such a wonderful time with his Host Family, he was the

3 10, 2018

Cultural Differences Between Ukraine and the USA

By |2018-11-09T16:55:20+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

20 (Generic) Cultural Differences Between Ukraine and the USA Parents often send their children to the store for bread or salt, and it's normal for children to walk themselves to school from age 6 or 7 Grandparents typically live nearby their grandchildren People from Ukraine are used to fresh food that doesn't use pesticides

28 09, 2018

America gives Au Pairs Freedom

By |2018-10-02T13:45:37+00:00September 28th, 2018|Au Pairs|

Living in America gives Au Pairs freedom and, according to the Au Pairs, changes their lives for the better. Au Pairs from all over the world say there’s a new sense of freedom living in the USA. Here, they've adopted a new mentality they never knew existed before: that in America, people are free

28 09, 2018

How to Develop Career Goals as an Au Pair

By |2018-09-28T14:56:12+00:00September 28th, 2018|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Topic: Career Development, Travel, & Cultural Differences Are you wondering how to develop career goals as an Au Pair? Are you a Host Family who likes the idea of contributing to your Au Pair's future when they return home? In this interview, Au Pair Marina shares how she's been able to develop career goals as an

12 09, 2018

Au Pair Calls Host Parents “Vision of What I Want” in Marriage

By |2019-05-02T21:53:46+00:00September 12th, 2018|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Au Pair Carmen Duran, of Ecuador, wrote to Go Au Pair to nominate the Mooney Family for the 2018 #LoveMyHostFamily Contest. Her incredible story made 3rd place, and it isn't hard to see why. A United Family Carmen says her Host Family is a "united family." She calls her Host Parents "a vision of

12 09, 2018

After Rematching 2 Times, Au Pair Finds Dream Family

By |2018-10-03T15:19:35+00:00September 12th, 2018|Au Pairs, LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Ale Cuervo joined the Au Pair program because she enjoys working with children. In her hometown of Bogota, Colombia, she worked as a neonatal nurse and “spent most of [the] time taking care of newborns.” Since she wanted to continue working with kids, improve her English, travel, and explore the U.S., the Au Pair

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