Roberta L. from Brazil in Andrea Wax's Queens, NY cluster: The au pair experience influences women to be strong and love themselves and that's how we can impact other girls in our home country. The program educates you to be independent, responsible, accept other cultures and habits and to enjoy your own company. After a [...]
Global Awareness is a great resource for "International Nights" and au pairs as well as their host children's schools have benefited from sharing culture, food, and information about various countries. Having a live person who has direct knowledge of the culture of a particular country makes it real for the kids who travel from booth [...]
Once again this year we received many outstanding entries for the Peace Day contest. We chose the following winners and runner ups. These four au pairs have all won an Amazon gift card. Art - Winner German au pair Lena S. in Marcene Sherilla's New York cluster. Runner Up Runner Up: Michelle [...]
Au Pairs in Cindy Garruba's New York cluster had a chance to express their creativity by decorating these hearts. They were asked to either have the heart represent their country (like the flags) or to share their experience in the United States. These hearts will be used to decorate a holiday tree in the Stony [...]
Bruna B. from Brazil, in Cindy Garruba's New York cluster, was awarded the Outstanding Student Award in her ESL class. Bruna had the opportunity to give a speech at the awards dinner. Her speech "Au Pair Life is Like a Hike" talks about her 2-year adventure in the United States.
Today is June 14th and it's Flag Day! Here are some great pictures how Cindy Garruba's New York cluster celebrated Flag Day during their monthly meeting.
Austrian Au Pair Franziska S., based in Susan Grubstein's Brooklyn cluster, describes her experience of sharing her culture with the Special Music School students: As a trained kindergarten and after school care teacher, I was pretty excited to work with a group of kids again. I visited the 3rd grade in the Special Music School [...]
Joanna T. from Poland is in Stephanie Bias's New Jersey cluster and shares her reflections for International Women's Day. "City of stars. Are you shining just for me?" Lyrics of the song from La la Land. The plot is about two people, who had their biggest dreams. My "City of Stars" is New York City. [...]