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Au Pair in America Explorers for March

Community Counselors have identified these two au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for March. Giovanna R. from Brazil in Dominique Ortiz's Virginia cluster. Giovana joined Dominique's cluster in November. She has been a wonderful addition to her host family and has already accomplish a lot in the 4 months that she has [...]

By | April 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for March

Exploring French Culture in Mclean, VA

Salomé A. gave 26 five year olds the opportunity to discover French culture in their Kent Gardens Elementary school in Mclean, VA.  Salomé was intimidated by the thought of presenting to such a young group so took the approach of making this more an exchange rather than a presentation.  She printed photos and painted pictures to [...]

By | January 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Exploring French Culture in Mclean, VA

Global Au Pair in America Birthday Party

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, [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Global Au Pair in America Birthday Party

International Women’s Day – Anna G. from Germany

Anna G. from Germany, is in Agnes Barton's Virginia cluster. For International Women's Day Anna did a self-reflection: Hi! I'm Anna from Germany and I'm an AuPair for almost three months now. My greatest accomplishment so far is that I love myself. I'm an introverted person so going to live with complete strangers, in a [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Anna G. from Germany

International Women’s Day – Frida N. Trains as a Pilot

My name is Frida Norberg and I am from Sweden!  My counselor is Jennifer Minnitti. I just wanted to tell you real short about how my life change when I arrived to my host family in northern Virginia. I am on my second year together with them. It has changed my life forever and my [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|2017 International Women's Day Essays|Comments Off on International Women’s Day – Frida N. Trains as a Pilot
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