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!

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

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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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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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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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How to develop your blogging skills during an au pair stay

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Professional travel blogger Joaquim Miro shares practical tips about how you can use your au pair stay to develop writing and photography skills that will help you blog like a pro.

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New website feature: Check where you can go for your au pair stay

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AuPairWorld has implemented a convenient new country check functionality that lets au pairs see which countries are possible for an au pair stay depending on an au pair's nationality and other criteria.

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How to have a highly motivated au pair

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In an excerpt from her new book "Au Pairs with Ease", psychologist and experienced host mother Clarissa Mosley writes about a simple technique that can help host parents connect strongly with their au pairs and motivate them successfully.

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