Is an au pair the helping hand you really need?

Mann and child hand in hand on the beach

Mother and blogger Jennifer Landis describes her family's route to deciding to host an au pair option and how the results have been.

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Summer childcare – What's your family's plan?

Young family on the beach

The summer school holidays have a way of coming sooner than expected and can pose a major challenge for working parents. With the right childcare and a summer au pair as part of your family team, you and your family can relax and be ready to enjoy everything the summer may bring.

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7 tips for a successful au pair search for host families

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The customer service experts at AuPairWorld know more about the AuPairWorld platform and how to use it effectively than anyone else. Follow their tips to get the most out of your Premium Membership.

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A host mother shares tips for a successful au pair stay

Steffi with her child in a carrier on her back

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".

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Host families: How to tell your au pair what to do

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5 simple tips for giving tasks to your au pair

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Hosting an au pair as a family in the country

Kirsten Voß-Rahe mit ihren Kindern und Au-pair

The Viehbrook Farm is located in a thoroughly rural part of Northern Germany, a full hour by car from the city of Hamburg. Even in this 100% non-urban setting, this farm-based family has been able to welcome two au pairs with great success. 

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What to pack for a day trip with the kids

Young children running across a meadow

Heading out for a day trip with the kids can quickly assume the dimensions of a Himalayan expedition. It can feel like a thousand things have to be packed in your bag – and then you still wind up missing something!   

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New video series: "Au Pairing Made Simple"

Au pair Helena and her host mom Brigitte

We interviewed a German host mom together with her Danish au pair to get their first-hand tips about how to have a successful cooperation and a great au pair stay. 

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AuPairWorld Family Handbook: For better communication with your au pair

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The AuPairWorld Family Handbook is a customisable tool for presenting all the important information about activities in your family so that a new au pair can get off to the best possible start.

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From "Oh my God!" to "Win-Win": A host mother's 5 top tips for successful au pairing

Win-win written with chalk

Paz Nachón, a Madrid-based host mother blogger and an expert on multilingual family environments, shares her strategies for making the most of au pairing's win-win potential.

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