Maryland Community Counselor, Cynthia Chan, shared this great post from her Polish au pair Patrycja: In preparation for Christmas, Patrycja, from Poland, currently residing in Southern Maryland, and her host dad spent all day making traditional Polish pierogi! She said, "I wasn't sure if we can actually do it since I've never made pierogi by [...]
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 [...]
Polish au pair Katarzyna M. had the opportunity to share Polish history, tradition, and language to a group of 19 4th graders at the Peter Noyes Elementary School in Sudbury, MA. Katarzyna explains: "I started my presentation with geography of Europe and the comparison of Poland vs the United States. Then, I presented a little [...]
Every February, Poland loves to eat doughnuts. Fat Thursday, the last Thursday prior to Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, is one of the most important holidays, and it mainly revolves around eating as many doughnuts as possible, all in the name of good luck. Here is a great link about the traditions of [...]
Au Pairs Martyna D. and Joanna K. from Arlington, Virginia, participated in Patrick Henry Elementary School's International Fair. Many different countries were represented, like Germany, Brazil, India, Estonia, Japan, and Poland. Students were able to see traditional clothing, maps, pictures, and taste foods from the different countries. Martyna and Joanna shared Polish pączki with strawberry [...]
Take a look at the J-Day blog post for the Department of State. Polish Au Pair Julita Przybyl was included in the write up.