27 02, 2024

Exploring During Au Pair School

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Exploring During Au Pair SchoolAll au pairs spend 3 days in New Haven, CT for Au Pair Training School before flying to their host family’s home for their program year.  New Haven, Connecticut is an extremely historical and exciting city to be in!Whether you are taking a stroll on the [...]

23 02, 2024

Hosting an Exchange Visitor

By |2024-02-23T13:49:53-05:00February 23rd, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hosting an Exchange Visitor

Hosting an Exchange Visitor Hosting an exchange visitor promotes global relations and diplomacy. Your au pair left their country, family, friends, language culture to live with you and experience daily life with an American family. Think about how you want them to speak about their time living with an American [...]

22 02, 2024

My Second and Last Year

By |2024-02-22T11:46:43-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Second and Last Year

My Second and Last YearJulie was the first member of the Grabbe family to greet me at the airport when I first landed in Kansas. The connection was immediate, when I saw her for the first time I felt like I had known her forever.Communication has been very solid since [...]

16 02, 2024

Communication in the Au Pair Program ​

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Communication in the Au Pair Program Advice from LCs SoilyLocal Coordinator and Former Au Pair Read More “Host families and au pairs thrive when there is a clear communication and mutual understanding. Picture the au pair program as a dance, a duet. Embrace the rhythm of a shared experience, learn [...]

15 02, 2024

Cultural Sense in the Au Pair Program

By |2024-02-20T13:40:39-05:00February 15th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cultural Sense in the Au Pair Program

Cultural Sense in the Au Pair Program Common sense is a myth.You are now a multicultural family! It is essential for host families to embrace cultural exchange in their household; to make an effort to practice cultural competency and mutual respect in regards to cultural differences in communication, language, food, [...]

14 02, 2024

Host Family of the Year – The Enright Family

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2024 Host Family of the Year 🥉The Enright Family It is difficult to start writing about a family that in less than a year became your second family. With Jamie and Adam we felt the perfect connection from the moment we had our first conversation... it was impossible to stop [...]

14 02, 2024

Host Family of the Year – The Miller Family

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2024 Host Family of the Year 🥈 The Miller Family I met my host family two years ago, we couldn't match in that moment for visa appointment issues but we stayed in contact because of the chemistry we felt since the first interview. We didn't imagine we would have the [...]

14 02, 2024

Host Family of the Year – The Manthei Family

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2024 Host Family of the Year 🥇 The Manthei Family My name is Tina, I come from France, and I have to tell you about my host parents, named Adam and Lauren, who have a huge place in my heart today. I've been living with them for almost 6 months [...]

14 02, 2024

Host Family of the Year Contest Winners

By |2024-02-15T08:30:35-05:00February 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Host Family of the Year Contest Winners

Host Family of the Year 🥇 The Manthei Family Our first call was in December 2022, following this call, I immediately felt an inexplicable feeling, as if I had known them for years. We laughed so much, we discovered enormous things in common, we communicated every day via WhatsApp, as [...]

13 02, 2024

Au Pair of the Year – Caroline from Peru

By |2024-02-15T08:27:36-05:00February 13th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Au Pair of the Year – Caroline from Peru

2024 Au Pair of the Year 🥉Caroline from Peru Caroline, “Carito” to us, is not just a caregiver; she is an integral part of our family, embodying qualities that make her stand out as Au Pair of the Year. Her dedication to our children's well-being and holistic development creates an [...]

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