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!

A farewell present for your host family (and yourself)

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Almost every au pair brings a gift to their family at the beginning of the stay, but some prepare a farewell present as well, so that the host family can remember them forever.

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Can't travel? 5 tips for what to do while you wait

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You'd like to start your au pair adventure right now but can't due to coronavirus restrictions? Here are some ideas about how to make your waiting time more productive (and more fun)!

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Video: Travel in Europe today - how is it really?

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A first-hand corona travel report telling what it's like right now (in August 2020) to travel from Germany to Spain. The bottom line: It works!

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

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

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Travel restrictions and anxiety about infection have been serious obstacles for au pairing. To help with the crisis, AuPairWorld implemented deep Premium discounts for the months of June, July and August. 

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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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