Posts Filed in ‘First Aid, Safety and Education’ Category

Au Pair in America Unveils Advanced Orientation Model

March 27th, 2017

As the leader in au pair exchange, Au Pair in America continues to set the bar for service and support for all program participants. Our latest innovation is an advanced orientation model for au pairs arriving in the United States. After carefully examining the requirements of the au pair exchange program and the evolving needs […]

Au Pair in America Provides First Aid Training

February 1st, 2017

There are many reasons why Au Pair in America is known for providing trusted, live-in child care since 1986. One very important reason is the exceptional preparation our au pairs receive as part of participating in this unique cultural exchange opportunity. Among many firsts, we were the first organization to include special Red Cross training […]

Au Pairs Gather in Long Island for Education and Celebration

December 22nd, 2016

Season’s greetings from Long Island! Our Community Counselor Kristi H. recently hosted her second annual holiday party for au pairs in her area. Seventeen au pairs joined the celebration, braving light snow and low temperatures to attend. The au pairs enjoyed dinner and dishes from around the world, making new friends and trying new things. […]

Educational Benefits with an Au Pair

June 7th, 2016

As parents, we often make sacrifices and are willing to do anything in our power to give our children everything they need and more. When it comes to education, one great way to give your child an advantage — and gain something for yourself in the process — is by making an au pair your […]

Safety Tips: Around the House

October 20th, 2015

With shorter days and colder weather, you and the children are probably spending more time inside the house. While your home may already be “child proofed,” there are plenty of things you and your au pair should be aware of, especially with small children. Keep in mind, and share with your au pair, these safety tips […]

Educational Resources For Your Au Pair

September 26th, 2015

At Au Pair in America we offer monthly webinars for our au pairs. Why? These webinars, led by our Orientation Team, help au pairs learn about and manage life in America, and provide useful activities, insight and advice about children and child care. And au pairs can sign up for as many as they would like!

Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer

June 23rd, 2015

Catherine is one of our Community Counselors, but she also is a host family, hosting her second au pair. She shared advice on her blog recently for how to have a safe and healthy summer, and a great line for parents and au pairs to use when the kids start to protest a bit too […]

Monthly Educational Resources for Au Pairs

May 4th, 2015

In addition to pre-departure training and our 4-day orientation program, we provide au pairs and families with the resources they need to have a successful experience year-round. One of those resources is our monthly webinars. Orientation Leaders and Specialists Jodi, Joan and Sandee cover a wide range of topics each month, from age-specific child care advice to […]

Upcoming Webinars

February 18th, 2015

Join Au Pair in America to learn helpful tips that will make your year in the U.S. more fun and help you become an even better au pair!

Children and Cell Phones

November 4th, 2014

Recently, my older son has started to ask for a smart phone. He is 10 and in 5th grade.