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!

Coronavirus: AuPairWorld opens its platform for matches between young people and families from the same country

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A special new option for an emergency situation: AuPairWorld is opening its platform for same-country searches during the coronavirus crisis. 

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New video: How to deal with the corona situation as an au pair

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What can I do as an au pair when I am in quarantine? That's what happened to Audrey. She is in Italy, where there's a general quarantine due to coronavirus. She's recorded a video with her experience and extra tips for au pairs.

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Au pairing and the coronavirus (COVID-19)

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AuPairWorld gives basic tips, answers commonly asked questions about the au pair stay and the virus, and shares COVID-19 information resources from 21 countries.

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Au Pair 2020 - Au pairs say WHY in new Instagram poll

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Young people tell why choosing to be an au pair makes more sense than ever in 2020.

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For host families: 7 inside tips for a successful au pair search

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You want to find the perfect au pair for your family, but are uncertain how to use all the tools and resources that AuPairWorld provides? Our Customer Service team has put together a list of inside tips to help you get the best results right from the start.

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Seeing life the Danish way: Hygge for beginners

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What do incoming au pairs most need to know about Danish culture and behaviour? Christina, a former au pair from Denmark, explains some key cultural concepts to give au pairs a head start in feeling at home in this special country.

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How to spend your Christmas as an au pair

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Christmas is just around the corner and you're not quite sure what you want to do? Should you celebrate as usual with your family at home? Or would you rather stay in your host country? We have a few ideas for you.

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A classic host mum fear that really isn't necessary

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Psychologist and experienced host mother Clarissa Mosley writes about a troubling fear that host mothers (and au pairs) sometimes have. What is the risk of an affair between the host father and the au pair? An excerpt from the author's new book "Au Pairs with Ease".

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5 "Must-Eats" for any au pair in the UK

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A great way to really get to know your surroundings in Great Britain is with some some hearty traditional food. Here are tasty suggestions from the local experts at StudentJob UK.  

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How to develop your blogging skills during an au pair stay

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Professional travel blogger Joaquim Miro shares practical tips about how you can use your au pair stay to develop writing and photography skills that will help you blog like a pro.

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