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Toddlers Learn to Sing Songs from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ermina H., in Raquel Wilhelm's Maryland cluster, spent a morning with children ages 2 to 4 in a Discovering Music class in Montgomery County's recreation department. For her Global Awareness presentation she prepared information about Bosnia and Herzegovina, show photos of traditional meals, dance, clothes, and places. She taught them to count in Bosnian, named [...]

By | July 26th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Toddlers Learn to Sing Songs from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bronxville Library Hosts Global Awareness Presentation

Spanish au pair Marta P., in Zerelda Rodriguez's Bronx, NY cluster, shared about her country to a group of 10 children between 2 and 8 years old. During her hour-long presentation she showed the children pictures of typical foods, traditions, and spent some time talking about Catalonia. She read them a story book about "The [...]

By | July 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Bronxville Library Hosts Global Awareness Presentation

Celebrating the USA Birthday

For July we challenged au pairs to send in a photo celebrating their host country's birthday and asked them to briefly describe what the United States symbolized to them. Rungnapa W. from Thailand in Valerie Le Cann Jones' Connecticut cluster: "USA symbolizes opportunity. I found an amazing host family. I have a chance to meet [...]

By | July 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Celebrating the USA Birthday

Au Pair in America Explorers for June

Au Pair in America Explorers for June Community Counselors have identified these three au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for June. Anna L. from Germany in Christine Meek's Stamford, CT cluster. Anna truly embodies all aspects of a Cultural Ambassador!Not only does Anna attend and participate in our monthly cluster meetings, she [...]

By | July 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for June

4th of July Challenge

4th of July is Coming! Let's celebrate your host country's birthday together with a photo challenge!  Please send us: A photo of you dressed up in red, white, and blue - bonus points if you include your host children (signed release form is required). A few sentences about what the United States of America symbolizes [...]

By | June 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 4th of July Challenge

2019 Flag Day Contest Winners

There were so many great entries again this year but we have chosen 3 au pair entries as the top winners. In addition, Community Counselor Carol Benton receives special recognition for her cluster's work on the flag puzzle. Thank you to all the au pairs that participated. All entries can be seen here. Milena C. [...]

By | June 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 2019 Flag Day Contest Winners

2019 Flag Day Entries

Check out the Flag Day entries we've received. We are still waiting on some waivers to post pictures with children. Winners will be announced soon! Flag Day Pictures

By | June 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 2019 Flag Day Entries

Au Pair in America Explorers for May

Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for May. Ermina H. from Bosnia and Herzegovina in Raquel Wilhelm's Maryland cluster. Ermina stands out as an Au Pair in America Explorer for several reasons. She attends cluster meetings, sits through the au pair webinars offered by Au Pair [...]

By | June 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for May
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