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Are You School Year Ready?

Global Awareness is ready for the new school year with avid new au pair ambassadors  who can offer free information and materials to help your kids learn more about the world around them. So don't let the end of the summer stop you from going on an adventure, we are around to help you explore [...]

By | August 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Are You School Year Ready?

Au Pair in America Explorer for August

Au Pair in America Explorer for August Suri C. from Germany in Kristi Halpern's Long Island, NY cluster. Suri with her host child after their last game. Kristi nominated German/Thai au pair Suri as an Au Pair in America Explorer. She attends every cluster meeting, has fulfilled her educational requirements, and has traveled to Chicago, [...]

By | August 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer for August

Ashley S.: A Canadian in Texas.

Ashley S. is spending her year in Jennifer Stein's Houston area cluster. She did her Global Awareness presentation at the Post Oak Montessori school which her host child attends. She shares her experience: "I presented in front of about 23 students that were 9 or 10 years old. I started my presentation off by asking [...]

By | August 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Ashley S.: A Canadian in Texas.

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|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
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