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!

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

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

March 20, 2017

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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Au pair dream - Down Under

Nina on the beach in Australia

March 03, 2017

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

February 22, 2017

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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Bringing your au pair on board

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

January 16, 2017

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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Family cooking - Bringing it all together

Children help with family cooking in the kitchen.

January 16, 2017

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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