A Global Friends-Giving – Nov 2022

Au pairs from around the world came together to try pie!  (and some to first test out using a whip cream dispenser with the help of new friends.). They shared the year’s gratitudes, their advice for one another on winter shopping spots, advice for classes they enjoyed and thoughts on cluster meetings for 2023. And Read More

Halloween Costume Contest

Creativity abounds!  Au pairs from around the world celebrate the very American Halloween holiday.  Below are Just a few of the amazing halloween contest pictures submitted! Congrats to Rayanna and her host child on her rendition of Lilo and Stitch – and thanks to  all the au pairs who entered and voted. Read More

Cultural Fair and Family Day AT LAST – October 2022

APIA host families from around the Greater Seattle area and their au pairs participated in our annual cultural fair and family day (after a two year hiatus).  So lovely to have the community together again to do word searches, tattoos, face painting, cultural bingos, water balloon tosses and a cultural fair put on by delegates Read More

Delegates from Six Countries Share Thoughts and Donuts – Sept 2022

Au pairs this month gathered up in a host family’s gorgeous backyard in Redmond.  We “solved the current childcare dilemmas” for one another, talked about why we were named what we were named, chatted education requirements for the visa and ate donuts.  A lovely, intimate get to know you kind Read More

Scavenger Hunting with the World – August 2022

Au pairs from over 10 counties ferried over from Seattle to Bainbridge Island this month to participate in a photo scavenger hunt.  We ended with a taste of the world famous Mora ice cream.   Read More

Celebrating Exchange Day with Private Pool Parties – July 2022

Check out the pictures from our community gathering of over 60 au pairs in our multi-cluster event.  It was a special night with a pool just for us!  Celebrating J-Day, the community brought shoes to donate – over 100 pairs!  Click here to see more about Exchange Day:  https://www.alliance-exchange.org/events/celebrate-exchange-day/. We played just a few Read More

Camp Au Pair – Bugs & Butterflies

This week’s Camp Au Pair theme is Bugs & Butterflies. More than 100 crafts, recipes, and activities related to all kinds of bugs, insects, butterflies, and spiders can be found here on the Camp Au Pair – Bugs & Butterflies pinboard. Outdoors – Kids today do not spend enough time outdoors. Take the kids in the backyard Read More