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Lucky Food for Chinese New Year

Friday February 16th is Chinese New Year.  Min C. an au pair in Washington DC shared this great post on the special foods that are served during the Chinese New Year. Tang-yuan Tang-yuan (dumplings made of sweet rice, rolled into balls and stuffed with either sweet or spicy fillings) is what most southern families have [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Lucky Food for Chinese New Year

Arlington Au Pairs Visit the US Capitol Building

In March, in celebration of International Women's Day, Au Pairs from the Arlington clusters enjoyed a visit to the US Capitol building and paused for a picture at the feet of the statue of Freedom. Community Counselor's Kristina Scholten and Dominique Ortiz organized this cluster meeting.

By | August 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Arlington Au Pairs Visit the US Capitol Building

2017 Earth Day Pictures

Earth Day was celebrated in many ways this year. In Jan Peedin's Maryland cluster the au pairs volunteered by picking up litter along the streets of Historic Ellicott City. To celebrate Earth Day Au Pair in America asked for photos of Au Pairs in nature with or without their host child. The Winner was: Laura [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 2017 Earth Day Pictures

Earth Day Contest Winner Laura R. from Germany

Laura R. from Germany wins the 2017 Earth Day Contest.  Laura is in Judit Markarian's Washington, D.C cluster. We asked Au Pairs to let us know how they would celebrate Earth day and submit a photo doing an outdoor activity with or without their host child. Laura's submission was "Back to the Basics" with her [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Earth Day Contest Winner Laura R. from Germany

Au Pair In America is Celebrating 30 Years of Cultural Exchange

36 countries were represented when community counselors from the Washington, D.C. area celebrated Au Pair in America's 30th anniversary by hosting a Cultural Fair. Click here for the complete blog post. Peru was represented by au pairs in traditional dress.        

By | February 20th, 2017|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Au Pair In America is Celebrating 30 Years of Cultural Exchange

Ana’s Inauguration Weekend

Ana M. from Brazil is currently an Au Pair in Catherine McEaddy Holmes' Washington, D.C. cluster.  She was able to experience President Trump's inauguration and Women's March the next day.  Here are some great pictures from her weekend.

By | January 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Ana’s Inauguration Weekend
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