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Au Pair Holiday Celebrations – Diwali

This year we asked au pairs to submit a picture of them celebrating a holiday while on program with Au Pair in America. Submitted by Alison M. from South Africa in Carol Steinman's Westport, CT cluster. "The photo was taken in the winter of a celebration called Diwali, it is an Indian celebration and I [...]

By | December 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair Holiday Celebrations – Diwali

Pre-K in Belmont, NC Learn About South Africa

Au pair Nadine C. from South Africa is spending her year in Ediana Raquel Sharpe Roque's Belmont, North Carolina cluster.  On December 6th she had the opportunity to talk about South Africa at the Gaston Day School in Belmont NC. There were 35 pre-k children around 4 years old.   Nadine shared with us that the [...]

By | December 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Pre-K in Belmont, NC Learn About South Africa

Lente S. from South Africa in Helayne Levitt’s New Jersey cluster

By | November 18th, 2019|2019 Peace Day Audio/Video|Comments Off on Lente S. from South Africa in Helayne Levitt’s New Jersey cluster

Au Pair in America Explorer Nadine: Message to Au Pairs

South African au pair Nadine N. was selected by community counselor Cindy Garruba as an Au Pair in America Explorer.  This post will be a bit different from past posts as Nadine has written an essay about being an Au Pair in America Explorer which we would like to share.   Nadine's Message to Au [...]

By | November 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorer Nadine: Message to Au Pairs

World Book Day

For World Book Day, we wanted to highlight a couple of entries. Maria wrote: "this is the first book that my little girl asked me to read for her because it has tacos and “it would make me remember about home” (tacos are from Mexico, not Argentina but of course a 6 year old wouldn't [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on World Book Day

Au Pair of the Year

South African au pair Rozelle was chosen as the Au Pair of the Year by IAPA.  Au Pair in America is so proud that one of our own was chosen. Please check out the full story.

By | March 31st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair of the Year

Song About Being an Au Pair by Former Au Pair Madlené N.

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 [...]

By | February 1st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Song About Being an Au Pair by Former Au Pair Madlené N.

West Philly Meets South Africa

Megan P. in Dana Aoyama's Philadelphia cluster, had the opportunity to present to St Mary's Nursery School in West Philadelphia on South Africa. Below is a wonderful write-up of her experience. "On a very windy Wednesday in January, I rushed to the bus stop to collect my host kid, Dylan. We dashed back to the house [...]

By | January 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on West Philly Meets South Africa
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