The AuPairWorld Blog – Lifestyle, Sharing, Discovery

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!

AuPairWorld Blog

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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A travel safety app for au pairs

Logo MY-SAFETY-ASSISTANT app by Dr. Walter

For anyone who wants an added level of security while travelling, the MY-SAFETY-ASSISTANT app can help. The app delivers continually updated safety warnings and country information for all locations around the world. An au pair tested the app for us.

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Bringing your au pair on board

A family waits for their new au pair at the airport.

In business management, there's lots of literature about "onboarding" new employees – that is, how to bring them quickly and successfully into a new organisation. Host families and au pairs can also profit from these insights.

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Your Australia - Show and Tell!

Surfers on the beach at sunset

What's the story with "your Australia"? Here's your chance to tell the world. AuPairWorld goes Australia in the AuPairWorld Blog! 
 

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Family cooking - Bringing it all together

Children help with family cooking in the kitchen.

Every day every family needs to nourish itself and (one way or another) get three meals on to the table. Sometimes, when all the family members – host parents, kids and the au pair – are brought into the meal-making process, it can be good fun and good value for all involved.

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