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by Kirstin Paydo on December 1st 2016

Holiday Gift Giving

Host parents, I thought you might like to read about some ideas for Holiday gifts from host families to their au pairs. Please treat your […]

by Nicole Biondi on November 17th 2016

26 Ways to Reduce Homesickness Abroad

26 Ways to Reduce Homesickness Abroad Here are some helpful tips to support your au pair if she or he become homesick in their au […]

by on November 6th 2017

Spring 2018 Classes

Borough of Manhattan Community College http://www.campusce.net/learningacrossamerica/course/course.aspx?catId=32 New Orleans: The Big Easy – for Washington, DC area residents (airfare not included) Course Number: SF17LA208A.1 Instructor: Joy Newmann […]

by Emily Chu on February 17th 2019

2018 Au Pair Income Tax

Hello! It’s that time of the year again. It’s time to file taxes on the income amount earned in 2018. I am not a tax […]

by Jamila Low on May 11th 2017

Picky Eaters?

How many times does your little one turn up her nose at a veggie or you find yourself begging or bargaining with her… “Eat two […]

by Semiramis Herszon on October 3rd 2017

Hello world!

Welcome to Au Pair News. NOw it is official, I am inside of the Au Pair/Host family world . Have so many expectatios. Praying that […]

by Sandra Cody-Gwinn on August 16th 2012

Fact or Fiction?

by Stephanie Rueter There’s a myth out there that au pair agencies promise their applicants a fairytale world full of parties on the beach, boys […]

by Sima Freierman on April 17th 2013

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!

On April 13th, our wonderful Hamptons Au Pairs were delightful hostesses to over 40 happy children!  They face-painted, fed snacks, made balloon toys, iced cupcakes, […]

by Dori Diamond on January 14th 2017

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King […]

by Mary and Steve Lebar on August 21st 2018

Find a work-life-balance by hosting an au pair

Balancing career and family with an au pair Being a working parent often means struggling to meet the demands of both career and family – […]

by Tanja Saarinen on January 8th 2014

Useful websites

Triton College: www.triton.edu Village of Oak Park: http://www.oak-park.us/ What to do in Chicago: http://www.choosechicago.com/ What to do in Illinois: http://www.enjoyillinois.com/ Social Security office: http://www.ssa.gov/chicago/ Driver’s […]

by Pam Sparkman on June 6th 2014

Tax time…

Hello Host Families & Au Pairs, I know everyone has losts of questions regarding taxes, however my contract reads “You should never, under any circumstance, […]

by Belma Bostanci on March 27th 2020

Fun facts

By now you received fun facts and universe facts. Here is everything in one spot;

by Jane Patterson on March 10th 2020

Meet the Au Pair Of The Year!!

Read about our Au Pairs of the Year!! If you or someone you know is interested in hosting an au pair for flexible, affordable and […]

by Michaela Lowery on September 21st 2017

Host Family Conference – 10/22 @ 3-5pm

Our second 2017 Host Family Conference will take place on Sunday, October 22nd from 3-5pm. Please join your fellow host families, au pairs, and LCCs […]