Holiday & Vacation Reminders

“Rest and be thankful.” – William Wordsworth Holidays and vacations are a great opportunity to rest, recharge and explore the U.S. Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer travel season. Here are some reminders about program rules regarding holidays and vacations. Holidays Host families are not required to give au pairs any specific holidays. Each Read More

APIA Cultural Fair Proves a Success

On Sunday, May 1, friends and neighbors of APIA joined with our aupairs for a travel around the world adventure. Our aupairs sang, danced, cooked, baked, played instruments, face painted, and did everything else they could to put the cultures of their home countries on display for many visitors at Nationals Field in downtown DC, Read More

Join AuPair in America for a trip around the world!

On Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm at Nationals Parks, Norfolk Southern Club, 1500 South Capitol St, SE, Washington, Dc   Help us celebrate 30 Yeards of APIA and the US Dept of State aupair program! Join us for a fund afternoon of educational country displays, performance by aupairs, a photo op, face Read More


Halloween occurs this year on Oct. 31. This holidays has changed throughout history. The Celts, who lived over 2000 years ago in what is now Ireland, the UK, and parts of Northern France marked November 1  the start of their new year, so that the night before, Oct. 31, was a time when the living Read More