American Games and Rhymes

Picture this: you’ve headed to the USA with a big list of fun games to play, only for the kids to look at you blankly when you mention them… You’re too British for your own good! Get up to date with the American versions of...

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Orientation – What to Expect

When you first arrive in the United States you’ll enjoy a 3-day orientation in New York City. This is a great opportunity to ease into life in America and to learn some important tips, rules and information about living abroad...

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Dealing with Homesickness

Working as an au pair in the United States is an incredible adventure. However, you will be living a long way from home and will undoubtedly miss your friends and family at some point during your trip. The key thing to remember...

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Life After Au Pair

After 12 incredible months of being an au pair in the USA, it’s time to decide what to do next! Here are our top tips for your post-au pair plans: Extend your Au Pair placement After 12 months in the USA, you may find it...

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Host Families – The Low Down

Probably the most important step in the Au Pair in the USA application process is matching with the right host family. After all, you will be spending 12 months of your life with them and their children! It is so important that...

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The 6 Must See Sights – New York City

When you first arrive in the USA, you’ll enjoy a 3-night orientation in New York City. During this orientation you’ll learn some important information about your au pair placement, and also have chance to explore buzzing NYC...

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Get Au Pair Ready: Eligibility

Our Au Pair in the USA programme is an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime experience that sees you living and working with a host family in America. Of course, as you will be looking after people’s children, there are some very...

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