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The White House, built in 1792 and home to all U.S. presidents since President John Adams, is arguably the most famous house in the world. Annually, thousands upon thousands of visitors from across the United States and the globe visit what was once referred to as ‘the President’s Palace’. This spring, 18 DC area au pairs had the amazing opportunity to visit this beloved American landmark.

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Au pairs from five different countries, their host children and host parents recently came together in New Jersey to make and donate teddy bears for children in need, showing their care for others and their wish to bring a smile into the lives of the less fortunate.

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This winter tuned out to be the coldest American winter in 20 years. International au pairs spending their exchange with host families in New York embraced the freezing elements by snow tubing at a local park. For many au pairs, this year has been the first time they’ve lived with snow and cold temperatures and most au pairs had not heard of snow tubing at all.

Carolina from Colombia shared:

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No matter what country you come from, food is regarded as a way of bringing people together and sharing something integral to your personal culture. And food recently brought together a group of au pairs who gathered at an international potluck to learn more about each other's culinary cultures and enjoy yummy treats from all over the globe.

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Participating in an American tradition, 15 Pennsylvania au pairs recently packed 50 Operation Christmas Child boxes filled with donations from their friends, their host families and themselves for children in need around the world.

One of the AuPairCare au pairs, Mieka from South Africa, talked about how receiving the packages would spread compassion to those less fortunate:

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Learning something new and making new friends is an outcome that epitomizes the concept of cultural exchange.

To create such a learning experience and facilitate a true sense of community, AuPairCare brought together its au pairs, their host families and local area staff at the Houston Museum of Natural Science this month to celebrate AuPairCare’s annual International Host Family Day. 

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Last month, AuPairCare au pairs from Buffalo, NY took a day trip to one of America’s most popular tourist attractions: the Niagara Falls. The au pairs enjoyed the American side of the falls by strolling through the state park, riding the Maid of the Mist and taking photos that they could share with their friends and family in their home countries.

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The annual Coastal Clean-up is a major volunteer event to clean up the world’s shores and waterways. Last year 320 tons of trash and recyclables were collected just in California alone! Each year on the 3rd Saturday in September, volunteers around the world gather to pick up litter and debris that has collected on the local shorelines. It’s not only good for the environment; it’s good for the community too.

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On September 15, 2012, Au Pair Care participated in the 28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, an annual beach and inland waterway cleanup initiative.

Au Pair Care au pairs, staff and host families, from across northern California, volunteered at five different clean up events locations.

Steven Courtney, Au Pair Care regional manager for California said:

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The Freeman family of Charlotte, North Carolina joined Au Pair Care because they specifically desired a Spanish speaking caregiver with a lot of experience and an energetic personality.

Their au pair Adriana embodies all that they were looking for and they couldn’t be happier!

The Freeman’s had used daycare before for their two children and were looking at non-live in nannies but felt most confident in and secure with Au Pair Care because of the professionalism and references from close friends.

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