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!
As an au pair, your relationship with the kid(s) in your host family is one of the most important aspects of your experience. Here are tips on how to get it right from Ellie Bambury, the author a new book on au pairing The Big Sister Project. (You can also listen to an excerpt from her book in the free podcast in the middle of the article below!)
Handling the shock of a new culture isn't always easy, but it's right at the heart of the au pair experience. Claire (an Australian au pair currently in British Columbia, Canada) explains what she's done to have a great time while adapting to life in her new country.
Hanna and Edwina, up-and-coming YouTubers and popular au pairing experts, look back on their au pair experience and tell what they wish they'd known BEFORE their au pair adventures began.
Steffi was an au pair at the age of 23 and in the meantime has two sons of her own and an au pair at home. She knows exactly what's important for the successful management of an au pair stay and shares her advice here and in a Spanish blog for mothers "Club de Madres Empoderhadas".
The first step to finding the right host family is the profile you create at AuPairWorld. Sometimes mistakes in your profile can make it harder to find a family and even have a negative effect on your au pair stay. Here are 5 common mistakes you should be sure to avoid!
The holiday season is right around the corner and everyone is excited...
In these podcasts, au pairing expert Melanie Josephine talks about three classic au pair challenges and what you can do to make the most of them.
Hamburg is one of the most loved but also most expensive cities in Germany. Even so, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in the city without spending a fortune. Check out our low budget plans for Hamburg!
Organising your au pair stay is a pretty personal thing! You decide where to go and with whom you'd like to stay. Although all au pair stays should be based on the idea of cultural exchange, every au pair stay is as individual as the people who live it. To give you a greater insight into a special kind of au pairing, au pairs Jenni and Henry talk about their experiences as an au pair couple in Italy.
5 simple tips for giving tasks to your au pair
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