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2nd Graders in Texas Learn about Brazil

Brazilian au pair Aline is spending her year in Jennifer Stein's Texas cluster.  As part of her UCLA educational requirement Aline took the opportunity to introduce her culture to 2nd grade students at the Adventist [...]

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Au Pairs Sharing the LOVE Here and Everywhere

Spreading the LOVE across the world with those messages from the Au Pair In America community!

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Saying “Happy New Year” in Chinese

Washington, D.C. Community Counselor Natalie Skidmore shared a video from a host family whose children were taught to say "Happy New Year" in Chinese by their au pair Winnie W.  This holiday provided another opportunity [...]

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Cluster Meeting Celebrating the Lunar New Year

Community Counselor Cynthia Chan in Southern Maryland used her monthly meeting to highlight the Lunar New Year.  A guest speaker taught the au pairs about Chinese culture and Lunar New Year.   In addition to sampling [...]

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World Thinking Day – Au Pairs and Girl Scouts!

February 22 is World Thinking Day.  This is a special day for the Girl Scouts where they take part in activities that promote changing the world for the better. Troops all across the United States [...]

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Au Pairs: How Do You Say “I Love You”?

Enter Au Pair in America's 2019 Valentine's Day Contest! Want to spread the love this Valentine’s Day? Teach your host child(ren) how to say “I love you!” CLICK HERE for contest details.

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Lunar New Year Craft

February 5th, 2019 is the Lunar New Year.  Children all across Asia are given pocket money nestled in bright red envelopes. Started in the Han Dynasty, coins (objects that looked like coins) were tied together [...]

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Au Pairs – Send Us Your Lunar New Year Photos

Are you or your host family celebrating the Lunar New Year?  If so, please send us a photo of your celebration.  Please include: Your Name Your Country Name of your Community Counselor https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/lunar-new-year-2019/index.html. STR/AFP/AFP/Getty [...]

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Song About Being an Au Pair by Former Au Pair Madlené N.

Spread Your Wings is written and preformed by Maddie N. under the pseudonym Fame Anderson. Maddie was an Au Pair from South Africa for 2 years and then became a Theatre Major at Montgomery College. [...]

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Celebrating LEGO Day! Au Pairs Build Cultural Bridges, and More!

Here at Au Pair in America, we build things: cultural bridges, relationships, and so much more. So, in the spirit of building, we asked our community to participate in a unique … Continue reading

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