Advice for a Successful Year with Your Professional Au Pair

Below is a compilation of advice from our blogs where you'll hear from Area Directors, host moms, and professional au pairs. Let's all combine our knowledge and learn from one another!Area Director Emily in Northern California Set-up a routine time each week for both parents and the professional au pair to have a family meeting. It

Your Arrival Day with Your Professional Au Pair

This is such an exciting time for both your family and your professional au pair. Here are some tips to make the first day with your professional au pair a success.Bring your kids to the airport: Your professional au pair is so excited to spend time with your children for the next year and nothing

Apex PROaupair Celebrates J Day!

The brainchild of the Alliance for International Exchange, J Day is 'is a nationwide celebration of the power of international exchange.' International participants of the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program are encouraged to 'eat, play, and give' alongside their American counterparts. Our professional au pairs had so much fun giving back to their community and learning

Professional Au Pair Nina Loves Her Triplets!

Hello, I'm Nina, 22 years old and a pediatric nurse from Celle in Germany. Currently, I live with my host family in Danville, CA and take care of 3-year-old triplets. Unfortunately, I'm almost finished with my 1 and a half year, just 2 more months left. The names of my adorable triplets are Tylie, Tenley, and Cooper. The girls are identical so it is very hard to

Meet Morristown, NJ Area Director Debbie Hochberg!

(Image above from left: Area Director Debbie, husband Mark and children Matthew, Michael, and Faye at Matthew's graduation from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York in May 2016.)Tell us some fun facts about yourself.1. I speak French and lived in Paris twice and studied at the Sorbonne University in Paris.2. I have a law degree