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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

26 09, 2019

Daily Routine for 4-Year-Olds (with Room to Just Be a Kid)

By |2019-08-26T13:45:45+00:00September 26th, 2019|Au Pairs, Childcare Advice|

What a daily routine for 4-year-olds consists of can vary greatly. Some parents are intent on filling their child’s day with school prep and reading practice. Other parents want their kids to play outside as often as possible.

Chances are, you’re somewhere in between the two. You want your kids to be successful and smart, but

19 09, 2019

Why Volunteering is Important to Americans (and Au Pairs!)

By |2019-08-29T13:25:24+00:00September 19th, 2019|Au Pairs, Best Practices|

Many people wonder why volunteering is important- to Americans, or just in general. Your Local Area Representative (LAR) might even schedule volunteering as a cultural event.

In fact, volunteering is such an integrated part of American culture, many Au Pairs name volunteer work as an important aspect of their year, because it offers insight into

8 08, 2019

**2019 Winner** Au Pair Discovers a “New World”

By |2019-08-23T08:58:39+00:00August 8th, 2019|LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

Do you know what rotichapati, and samosa mean? Maybe you are thinking that those are cities or exotic fruits, but if you know that those are Indian dishes, you are going to understand me when I say, “Your tongue has found a new world,” because that’s exactly what

8 08, 2019

**2019 Runner-Up** The “Spartz” in My Heart

By |2019-08-22T13:49:41+00:00August 8th, 2019|LoveMyHostFamily Contest|


The Spartz Family Makes My Heart Spark!

My name is Kristel Maulhardt and I am from Guatemala City, I’m currently an au pair in Minnesota. ‘Why did you choose to come to Minnesota?’ is the normal question I get from EVERY person here,

2 08, 2019

“I am definitely blessed to have the best host family.”

By |2019-08-08T13:01:23+00:00August 2nd, 2019|LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

I am very excited to be able to tell you a little bit about one of the best moments with my host family.

I am definitely blessed to have the best host family.

From the first day I arrived at their home they made me feel included and welcome, I

2 08, 2019

My Host Family, “The Incredibles”

By |2019-08-08T13:01:00+00:00August 2nd, 2019|LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

The Incredibles!

You are wondering why THE INCREDIBLES? Well, I will by mentioning that this movie is one of the favorites of my host family but also, they are very similar to the characters. The super father, super mother and the three super kids, the only difference is that Jack-Jack

30 07, 2019

“You always have something to give to others.”

By |2019-08-23T09:04:30+00:00July 30th, 2019|LoveMyHostFamily Contest|

A year ago, I made one of the most important decisions in my life, being a part of the AuPair program. I was so excited to have this new experience and I did not realize how huge the change would be. Once here in the US, I started to feel

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