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Frauke H. Teaches Kindergarteners About Germany

German Au Pair Frauke H. has been spending her time in the program in Laura Rossi's Richmond, VA cluster.  Recently she visited Old Hundred Elementary School, Midlothian where she did a Global Awareness presentation to a group of 20 Kindergartners. Frauke tells about her day: "I introduced myself to the class and told them that I [...]

By | December 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Frauke H. Teaches Kindergarteners About Germany

Pre-K in Belmont, NC Learn About South Africa

Au pair Nadine C. from South Africa is spending her year in Ediana Raquel Sharpe Roque's Belmont, North Carolina cluster.  On December 6th she had the opportunity to talk about South Africa at the Gaston Day School in Belmont NC. There were 35 pre-k children around 4 years old.   Nadine shared with us that the [...]

By | December 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Pre-K in Belmont, NC Learn About South Africa

Au Pair Holiday Challenge 2019 Entry Form

Winter Traditions and Holidays Around the World Let's highlight the wonderful splendor of winter by sharing what you do in your home country to celebrate this time of the year.  Send a photo of a celebration that you shared with your host family.  Entries will be accepted through January 6th. Entries will be posted during [...]

By | December 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair Holiday Challenge 2019 Entry Form

Au Pair in America Explorer for November

Au Pair in America Explorer for November Marie H. from the Czech Republic in Marianne Grandin's New Canaan, CT cluster. Community Counselor Marianne Grandin nominated Marie as an Au Pair in America Explorer because she said: "Not only did she do the Global Awareness presentation (see blog post), in September she volunteered to work at [...]

By | December 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for November

Thanksgiving Around the World

We recently saw this cute craft on a blog that we wanted to share. Source: littlepassports.com Did you know? The United States isn’t the only country that celebrates a day of Thanksgiving?  Many countries around the world take part in a day of giving thanks, feasting with family and friends, and enjoying the [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Around the World

International Au Pair Day – Thank You from Around the World

November is a wonderful time to celebrate family, friends and au pairs.  As we are getting ready to celebrate International Au Pair Day and Thanksgiving, why not learn how to say THANK YOU in another language and surprise your international guests by thanking them in their native language. In Afrikaans, say Dankie In Bosnian, say Hvala ti [...]

By | November 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on International Au Pair Day – Thank You from Around the World

Four Weeks of German Exposure for Sutton, MA Students

Sandra H. from Germany, in Stephanie Harris's central Massachusetts cluster spent one afternoon a week, for 4 weeks teaching about Germany in the Sutton Early Learning Center and Elementary School. Sandra shares her experience about her class,  Passport Around the World: Germany. In my class there were eight children from kindergarten to second grade. It [...]

By | November 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Four Weeks of German Exposure for Sutton, MA Students

World Kindness Day

Today is World Kindness Day! This is what Brazilian au pair Gabriela C. (in Kaylan Philip's New Jersey cluster) had to say "Plant Kindness and you WILL reap kindness." World Kindness Day, first launched in 1998, is celebrated annually on November 13th.  On this day, participants attempt to make the world a better place by [...]

By | November 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on World Kindness Day
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