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Meet Your Global Neighbor: Sponsored by Au Pair in America

And the winner of the Trek America Scavenger Hunt is….

MARIA GROENING

MARIA IS A YEAR 2 AU PAIR FROM GERMANY LIVING IN WESTLAKE, OHIO

CONGRATULATIONS!

WON A TWO WEEK ROAD TRIP!

Exploring the U.S. Sandra visits Nashville, TN

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

I thought it would be interesting (and fun) to ask for au pairs’ impressions of the U.S. and their experiences visiting different parts of our big and diverse country.  Sandra, an au pair from Sweden, and her friend, Annki from Germany, visited Nashville, TN.  What did Sandra have to say about that experience? “In November Read more…

For greater awareness of women’s equality-International Women’s’ Day

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

International Women’s Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality and focusing on women’s rights. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our internationalwomensday.com global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. Thousands of Read more…

Miriam shares St Martins Day!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

I celebrated St. Martins Day with the kids. First I read the story to the kids, sang a song and then each child got his/ her own lantern and they were allowed to paint on it. Also everyone got a homemade baked goose (lanterns and geese are the symbols of St. Martin). St. Martin was a soldier who shared Read more…

Happy Birthday to Yasmine in Arabic!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Thanks to a birthday for one of my favorite people at Au Pair in America, I heard “Happy Birthday” in Arabic!  Thought readers would enjoy it too-plus it’s a special version of the song! Yasmine is a Regional Program Manager at APIA and is instrumental in her support of community counselors, host families and au Read more…

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