We asked APIA au pairs nationwide to share stories about some of the female influencers in their life and we got some wonderful responses. In celebration of international women's month, read below to find some unsung HERoes in their own right and how they inspire in the everyday. Here's to you! Sydney from Canada (living [...]
Lunar New Year began on February 1, but this isn't just one night or day of celebrating, as it lasts for several days. In China, the celebration lasts 15 days, with the Spring Lantern Festival on the final day. Above is Olivia, an au pair from China, with her host child celebrating the holiday. [...]
Ronja D. in Jan Murphy's Colorado cluster had the opportunity to present about Germany to the Kindergarten at her host kid's school. When asking about her experience: "It was great, I enjoyed it a lot. My host kid also had his big moment, he taught his class some German words. It was exhausting to do [...]
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 [...]
Lucie M. a French au pair spending her year in Veronique Roblin's California cluster had the opportunity to share about her culture in her host child's classroom. She chose to focus her global awareness presentation on "La France aux 1000 fromages." Lucie relays her experience: "When I think about French food, cheese is the first [...]
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 [...]
California-based Au Pairs Laurie M. and Leonie M. shared Global Awareness together during a playdate. Since school was closed for the summer, these French Au Pairs, in Kena Anderson's cluster, used the Global Awareness materials to engage the 6 children in 4 different activities.
Daniela L. in Janet Murphy's Colorado cluster shares her insights of presenting about Colombia to a group of pre-schoolers. My name is Daniela, I am 22 years old and right now I am an au pair in Fort Collins, Colorado. I take care of three girls; they are 9, 7 and 4 years old. My [...]