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.

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

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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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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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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