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5th Annual Artist’s Peace Day Contest

Au Pair in America's 5th Annual Artist's Peace Day Contest!

In honor of International Day of Peace, Au Pair in America invites our au pairs to submit your "vision' of peace.

What Does Peace Look Like to You?

This can be a painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, song, poem, essay, anything at all. Be as creative as you like in your expression of "peace."

Send photos of entries to gaapia@gmail.com. Entries must be received by September 17th.

A Summer Trip to San Francisco, CA

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Sharon Silva This summer I went to the beautiful, lively and stunning city of San Francisco. I must say that I fell in love with this city and I dare to say that it is the best city I’ve ever been. I went to visit my best friend, who is an Au Pair there, and Read more…

A Visit With Grandparents to Las Vegas and S. California

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

A few weeks ago my grandparents came over from Germany to California to visit me and spend a week traveling. We started our trip with me showing them San Francisco, the biggest city I live close to. I took them to the ferry building, pier 39 where you can see the seals, to Fisherman’s Wharf Read more…

Travels to Philadelphia

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

Lettie Mabaso from South Africa. Local Community Counselor; Adriana Hanlon I have been travelling and experiencing a lot of things but I wanted to share about my travels to Philadelphia and New Jersey. Towards the end of June I travelled to Philadelphia alone. I did and saw a lot of things during my stay in Read more…

Is the au pair year really life changing?

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

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Summer Travels Have Begun!

in category: Blog by Gail Tomanelli

  Vivian visited Niagara Falls this month. She enjoyed it so much that she shared the experience with us (all her friends at Au Pair in America).  She was amazed by the sight of so much water pouring down and by the great numbers of people who visit from around the world. Take a moment Read more…

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