Nadine with her host family
January 24, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the winner of apex PROaupair’s 2019 Professional Au Pair of the Year contest:  Nadine Hahnau, a Pre-School & Kindergarten Teacher and graduate of Rhein-Maas College in Kempen, Germany.  Read on to discover why Nadine is the 2019 winner!“It warmed our hearts to see how quickly she got along with Leni [...] Read More »

March 09, 2018

PROaupair was established to provide a professional  opportunity for young social care workers while also helping families find specialized childcare. But these women and men are coming from Europe, where the education and job titles are a bit different then in America. So how can you tell which professional skills you need for your family? [...] Read More »

February 06, 2018

 Runner-Up for the Professional Au Pair of the Year AwardIt can be hard to find just one, of all the exceptional women and men in our program, to become our PROaupair of the Year! We want to highlight all of those deserving of the award, and take a moment to appreciate their professionalism and dedication to [...] Read More »

January 23, 2018

 We all understand how important it is to provide children with engaging and stimulating activities as they continue to develop. But how can this be accomplished when the weather is not ideal?As we all know, the east coast was hit with some extreme weather in the last month. Although our children enjoy the snow days, [...] Read More »

February 27, 2017

Today, in some parts of Germany, carnivals are taking place in honor of Fasching, a holiday in advance of Lent. Also known as Fastnacht or Karneval, this holiday has much in common with Mardis Gras in New Orleans, but is much less well know globally. There are parades, costumes, pranks, eating and drinking, elaborate balls, and a generally festive atmosphere. [...] Read More »