Posts Tagged ‘child care’

9 Reasons to Choose Au Pair in America

April 25th, 2017

As America’s first au pair program, you’ll find we have set the standard for screening, selection, support and success. If you are considering au pair child care for your family, here are nine reasons you’ll want to choose Au Pair in America. 1. You appreciate outstanding service. Our comprehensive service includes a personalized support team […]

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 […]

5 Tips to Help Make Children More Culturally Aware

December 15th, 2016

Children are always watching their parents, teachers and caregivers as people they look up to, making it essential that we provide our kids with good opportunities and role models to help them understand differences and diversity among people. At a time when it is just as easy to communicate with someone in another country as […]

The Au Pair Advantage

December 13th, 2016

Between sports, recreation and music lessons, school, doctor appointments and playdates, our kids’ social calendars are often every bit as jam packed as ours are. Naturally, one form of child care isn’t going to be a solution for families with more than one child—or even one child with a busy schedule. As most parents know, […]

5 Great Reasons to Host an Au Pair

December 2nd, 2016

1. Your friendships and family expand. When you host an au pair, you gain access to a network of friends and an international family. In addition to your au pair, you have the chance to get to know the fellow host families and au pairs in your community and your au pair’s family overseas. Connections […]

Three Common Options for In-home Child Care

June 29th, 2016

Families looking for in-home child care providers have several options to consider. To find the best caregiver for your family, consider your needs for qualified, convenient and reliable care to reduce stress, support your children and enrich your family.

30 Years Ago Today…

June 9th, 2016

On this day in 1986, Au Pair in America welcomed the first group of au pairs to the U.S. That first group of au pairs arrived from western Europe to provide child care, to study and to experience life in the United States firsthand. They participated in the pilot program for what has developed into […]

Options to Extend an Au Pair’s Stay in the U.S.

April 5th, 2016

To participate in the au pair exchange program, au pairs agree to stay with host families for a period of one year. Often, au pairs and host families want additional time together. In this situation, repeat exchange and au pair extensions are both options to consider. Au pair extensions are available for au pairs to […]