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!

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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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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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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