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!

Can au pairing help in the Ukraine crisis?

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For some young people seeking their next step after being forced to leave Ukraine, an au pair placement could offer refuge and purpose in a difficult situation. 

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Your AuPairWorld dashboard: New features and updates

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Recently we rolled out a new dashboard area for AuPairWorld users. As promised, we have continued to make updates and improvements in what is offered there. You can find out the latest here.

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Au pair visa for New Zealand: reopening dates!

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During the pandemic, New Zealand closed its borders completely. Now borders have been opened again and au pairs can start applying for the Working Holiday Visas on a rolling basis. Find out when is the opening date for your country.

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Your family's spare room - home office or au pair room?

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Should your family's extra room serve as a home office, as an au pair room, or what? We consider the alternatives together with you.

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Making your au pair feel at home

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Welcoming an au pair into your home is like welcoming a new member of the family. It's important to make them feel at home, as they will play an important role in your children's lives. Laura Carrasco explains how to make your au pair feel happy from day one.

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Good news! AuPairWorld has a new dashboard for users

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With a new user dashboard and messaging functions, AuPairWorld users will be able to make contact more quickly and match more easily.

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How to spend your Christmas as an au pair

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Christmas is just around the corner and you're not quite sure what you want to do? Should you celebrate as usual with your family at home? Or would you rather stay in your host country? There are lots of great options and we have a few ideas to share with you. 

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How to search for a host family in coronavirus times

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With vaccination levels going up around the world, more and more young people are successfully arranging au pair stays and travelling to foreign destinations. You can too!

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How to search for an au pair in coronavirus times

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As vaccination levels increase in many countries, international travel is becoming easier and more and more families are again benefiting from having an au pair. Here's how to make it work for you.

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Planning your Halloween as an au pair

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Halloween is not just a special holiday with costumes and parties and great activities for grown-ups and for kids. It also can help you to bond with your host family  and create a special connection with your host kids. Find out how below.

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