About Au Pairs

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January 10, 2020

Meet Annabelle, a French Cultural Care au pair

Annabelle, an au pair from France, is also a law student, guitarist and dance enthusiast. ...
December 2, 2019

Meet Ana Rebeca, an au pair from Mexico

Au pair Ana grew up with three sisters and a dog and cat so is used to a busy household. A ...
October 21, 2019

A Day in the Life with an Au Pair

What is it like to have an au pair?
April 8, 2019

Can au pairs drive?

The ins and outs of au pairs behind the wheel.
April 2, 2019

Why You Should Choose a Male Au Pair

Or a “bro pair,” if you will.
March 26, 2019

One Au Pair’s Impact

Brazilian au pair Inaia has won the hearts of her host family in Denver, Colorado.
February 28, 2019

Italian Au Pairs: A Growing Trend

An Italian au pair can bring a lot to the table - not just food!
February 22, 2019

Why You Should Host a French Au Pair

Welcome an au pair from France into your family!
February 6, 2019

How Does an Au Pair Work?

Learn how to make life easier with au pair childcare.
December 18, 2018

Holidays are more Fun with an Au Pair

Cultural Care host parents tell us why their au pairs make the holidays merry and bright.
October 19, 2018

What Can an Au Pair Do?

The ins and outs of an au pair’s responsibilities.
October 11, 2018

Why Au Pairs are Special

Au pairs are so much more than childcare providers.
September 12, 2018

Pros and Cons of Au Pair Childcare

Is hosting an au pair the right decision for your family?
August 28, 2018

Your Support System with Cultural Care Au Pair

We're here to help you every step of the way.
August 28, 2018

Back-to-school childcare

An au pair can make the school year a breeze.
August 10, 2018

What is an Au Pair?

Thousands of American families have discovered the unique benefits of hosting an au pair. ...
July 18, 2018

Find Work-Life Balance with Au Pair Childcare

Balancing career and family with an au pair
July 16, 2018

4 Reasons to Host an Au Pair

Discover the benefits of au pair childcare
September 3, 2014

Why do I hear from my LCC every month?

This post comes from Melissa Edelmann, an LCC supporting many of Cultural Care Au Pair’ ...
July 22, 2014

Why host an au pair from Czech Republic?

The next country in our series of spotlights on Cultural Care’s au pair recruitment cou ...
July 18, 2014

Featured au pair: Merylin Nau

Each year, we ask our host families to nominate extraordinary au pairs for the Au Pair of ...
June 18, 2014

Stay-at-home moms and dads need au pairs, too!

The majority of our host parents are dual-working couples who rely on their au pairs for c ...
May 1, 2014

Host Family Poll: Date Night?

One scheduling challenge as parents is finding the time, and means, to get out together as ...
April 17, 2014

The number one reason parents choose au pair childcare? Flexibility.

In a recent poll to our host parents, we learned that the number one reason families switc ...
March 31, 2014

Au pairs and household help: what and how much is ok?

One great part about the au pair program is that au pairs can help with household duties r ...
May 16, 2013

What can au pairs do—can they help with chores?

One of the really great things about having an au pair is that she can help with chores re ...
May 1, 2013

Fact or Fiction? My au pair needs her own bathroom, car, cell phone, computer, etc.

You might think once you decide to host an au pair that you need to provide her with certa ...
April 12, 2013

Au pairs talk about their Red Cross CPR and First Aid training

All Cultural Care au pairs receive Red Cross CPR and First Aid certification at the Au Pai ...
April 8, 2013

Fact or fiction? My au pair can teach my children a foreign language

When considering the au pair program, many parents wonder about the degree of cultural exc ...
March 4, 2013

The challenges of working from home: how au pair childcare can help

Whether you work from home because you run your own business or because your employer as w ...
October 29, 2012

Fact or fiction? Transition au pairs are just other host families’ rejects.

Before tackling this statement, let's first define transition au pairs for those readers ...
October 19, 2012

Host Family Poll: Does your au pair regularly join your family for dinner?

Au pairs tend to have dinner with their host families often, according to a recent Cultura ...
October 5, 2012

6 Ways Au Pair Childcare Improves Work Life Balance

As working families across the country are struggling with the dual demands of work and fa ...
September 24, 2012

Fact or Fiction? Families need a big home to host an au pair

“How big does my home have to be in order to host an au pair?”—it’s a question tha ...
May 8, 2012

Top 10 ways an au pair can help a military family

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, our military host families and the au pairs who ...
April 12, 2012

Au pairs learn household poisoning prevention

Au pairs in Pennsylvania get a refresher lesson in Household Poisoning Prevention from sta ...
April 3, 2012

Top 5 unexpected benefits of hosting an au pair

These are things that you might not realize you can also enjoy as a host family! Affo ...
March 1, 2012

Au pairs learning fire safety (and baking?!) as part of Continuing Safety Education Progra

As part of our Continuing Safety Education Program (CSEP) Cultural Care au pairs learn abo ...
August 30, 2011

6 tips for au pairs who help kids with homework

If you are an au pair with school-aged children, you will probably find yourself helping w ...