Adapting to life as an Au Pair in the U.S.
Time flies and more often than not, our au pairs tell us that they can’t believe how quickly their year in the U.S. (or two years) has flown by. Feelings about going home are often [...]
Au Pair in America recently hosted a national conference for the field of community counselors along with many partners and agents from around the globe. At the opening ceremonies, Caroline, a former au pair from [...]
Jody Landon, our lead orientation trainer, told me a story that’s a typical “beginner” mistake and testifies to the importance of clear communication between a host family and au pair. ‘…a new mom, who was [...]
Learn About the U.S.!
I traveled to Wilmington, North Carolina with a Colombian Au pair, Sara. We were very excited for our first trip in the U.S. However, it was not going as easily as we thought. We had [...]
My summer travels Last month, before my friend left for China, we took a tour from Chinatown,NY to Niagara falls. After lunch we went to see Watkins Glen state park. Glen creak has a carved [...]
My name is Jimena Vargas and I arrived to America on June 16th. This summer my host family and I we went to Mackinac Island on north Michigan. I drive by myself for the very [...]
My trip to the North My host family gave me the amazing opportunity to visit not only a different state but also a different country. We first went from Massachusetts to New Hampshire and then [...]
Summer travels I was invited to travel to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, with my hostfamily. We went to Dolly Parton’s amusement park, Dollywood a couple of times. But I wasn’t thinking about writing about dollywood or [...]
I am Julia a German Au Pair in NYC. In the beginning of august 2015 I took the bus and spend a weekend in Washington DC. I enjoyed walking through the capital to discover all [...]