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!

What to do when things don’t go to plan: My tips and the TRUST method (with video)

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Especially in corona times, we all know that things don't always go as planned. In her new article and video, Casey Aubin, founder of the Au Pair Movement, talks about her method to turn problems into possibilities.

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Being an au pair during a pandemic

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Au pair coach and author Melanie Josephine shares tips on how to keep your head straight during the corona crisis and offers free au pair coaching sessions for a limited period (see offer at end of article). 

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Why are au pairs misunderstood: A personal report

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Casey Aubin, founder of the Au Pair Movement, explains how she discovered there's so much more to au pairing than she first thought.  

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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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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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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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