Spread Your Wings is written and preformed by Maddie N. under the pseudonym Fame Anderson. Maddie was an Au Pair from South Africa for 2 years and then became a Theatre Major at Montgomery College. She wrote this song about how it felt to leave her country and become an Au Pair far away in [...]
Original composition played by Della herself.
My video is about my perception of peace and how be kind can affect people life and your life at the same time. I choose to sing because for me a song can bring happiness and truth in a soft way. Firstly I choose the song Somewhere Over the Rainbow because for me this song [...]
Ermina H. is spending her year in Raquel Wilhelm's Wheaton, MD cluster, and had the opportunity to share about her country during a Discovering Music class for 1-4 year olds. Ermina explained how far away Bosnia and Herzegovina is from Maryland, the food that they eat, what the money looks like, and what their flag [...]
Daniela from Brazil spent her year in Redmond, WA in Kim Van Cleave Michael's cluster. At Benjamin Rush Elementary School Daniela taught a kindergarten class how to sing "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes" in Portuguese. She first taught them the words, then played a video with the song and the choreography. In addition she used [...]
The Au Pairs in Dominique Ortiz's and Kristina Scholten's Virginia clusters spent their monthly meeting sharing birthday traditions from around the world! They learned that there were many similarities across the different cultures. This is what they learned: In Germany, it is a whole day celebration with family and then friends, eating cake, drinking coffee, [...]
Annika Halder was an au pair with Au Pair in America in 2013. She's recently submitted an updated video of a song she wrote while she was in the U.S. as an au pair. Her goal, at the time, was to support other au pairs who were experiencing homesickness and/or having difficulty adapting to a [...]