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We're writing about au pairing in a completely new way. And you're invited to join in the discussion! There's lots to discover and lots to share. Check it out!

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Find a summer au pair: A great plan for your family in 2017

au pair and a little girl lying in the grass

Adding a summer au pair to the family mix can bring a new dimension of freedom and relaxation to summertime for busy parents. And it opens up new cultural dimensions for the whole family, too.
 

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A dream summer job? Be a summer au pair in your favourite foreign country!

Summer au pair

Have you already made plans for summer 2017? How would it be to spend those months in a foreign land on a new adventure. Sound interesting? Then we have an idea for you - time abroad as a summer au pair!

 

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New: Videos for AuPairWorld profiles!

A picture of a family standing next to a large clapperboard

A new function on AuPairWorld: Registered au pairs and Premium host families can now upload videos to their profiles.

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New: Faster and more flexible searching in EasyFind

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Now you can adjust your search criteria directly in EasyFind and try out different search strategies more easily.

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Charlotte reports: My au pair stay - Why, what for, what's next?

Au pair Charlotte (on the right) with a friend in Paris.

In our new Blog series, "My au pair stay: Why, what for, what's next?" alumni au pairs get a chance to speak up and put their personal au pair stay in perspective. Here Charlotte from Germany explains how her time as an au pair in France helped her to clarify her plans for the future. 

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Host families: How to tell your au pair what to do

A refrigerator door with magnetic letters that spell "To Do".

5 simple tips for giving tasks to your au pair

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Au pair dream - Down Under: Nina's experience as an au pair in Australia

Nina on the beach in Australia

You're wondering if you should have an au pair stay in Australia? Then take a look at Nina's pictures - who spent 9 months there as an au pair. Then you'll be sure to book your ticket right away! 

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Video: What's it (really) like to be an au pair?

Collage of the seven au pairs who appear in the video

In our new video, seven au pairs tell what they get from the au pair experience - in 20 seconds or less! 

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Au pair relationships: Falling in love abroad?

Close-up on the feet of a young couple as they embrace.

For just about every au pair, going out into the big world is a time of great excitement. A new country, a new language, a new culture, a new family...a new love?

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Your coping strategies as a working parent

A mother copes with everyday stress - at the kitchen table with a child on her lap, looking at her laptop

The multiple roles we occupy as working parents are sometimes kind of crazy. How do you deal with a (too) busy life?

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