AuPairWorld Blog

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!

Why the flexible support of an au pair is particularly important now

Au pair playing with Kids.

Having childcare support based in your own home can make all the difference.

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Video: 4 reasons to think about hosting a male au pair

Jarryd - The Bro Pair

In a new video made in collaboration with AuPairWorld, Jarryd gives the four top reasons why host families might want to include male au pairs in their searching options.

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A bright spot: Inter-European au pair stays

Au-pair Stay around Europe

With corona restrictions being loosened in large parts of the EU, families and au pairs have lots of good options for an au pair stay.  

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Video: How to deal with homesickness as an au pair

Angela from AuPairWorld on YouTube

Living abroad, specially the first time, is scary, but also exciting according to Angela. When she was an au pair in Hanover, she had to deal with homesickness, like every au pair or person who is away from home. However, she had some tricks on how to deal with it and now she is sharing them with you!

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Special corona price reductions to help au pairing in the crisis (with video)

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Travel restrictions and anxiety about infection are serious obstacles for au pairing. That's why AuPairWorld has implemented deep Premium discounts to help keep the au pair experience with all its special benefits available for everyone. 

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Brexit update for au pairing: Business as usual with question marks

View of Big Ben and the Parliament

At the moment EU citizens can still come to the UK for an au pair stay without special provisions and will be able to stay until 30 June 2021. Arrangements for au pair stays beginning after 31 December 2020 are currently unclear. 

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Petitions to support au pairing during the corona crisis

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Please sign these petitions to promote better visa and travel arrangements for au pairs in Australia, New Zealand and Germany. Families and young people need your support!

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Au pairing after the crisis: My thoughts on taking the leap (with video)

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Casey Aubin, founder of the Au Pair Movement and a former au pair, explains why deciding to become an au pair could be the best decision you'll ever make.  

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Video: How to learn a language at home

Language learning at home

If you want to be an au pair in the near future, it is very important that you learn the language every day or every week. To help you, Sara, a translator at AuPairWorld, has made a video with her 5 main tips for language learning at home.

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What to do when things don’t go to plan: My tips and the TRUST method (with video)

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Especially in corona times, we all know that things don't always go as planned. In her new article and video, Casey Aubin, founder of the Au Pair Movement, talks about her method to turn problems into possibilities.

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