Halloween Celebrations

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

For many au pairs, Halloween in the United States is an…EVENT.  Brazilian au pair Luis Costa says “all of the holidays here are like, bigger than everywhere else.  And halloween is the biggest.” Our October au pair meeting had us carving pumpkins, and for most it was their first time. […]


American Birthday Party

Monday, 10 July 2017

In July, au pairs gathered to celebrate their birthdays with homemade cakes, balloons, singing, and, of course, ice cream! Each au pair sang their home country’s birthday song, many of which did not follow the traditional tune of “Happy Birthday.” Happy American birthday to all of the au pairs celebrating […]


Downtown Raleigh Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Who is considered the “father of Raleigh?”  What was the first city in North Carolina?   Take a picture of your team: holding up the world, with a police officer, in front of the giant acorn. These are just some of the tasks set upon over 20 au pairs living in […]


International Christmas!!

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Last month, area au pairs gathered to show off their cultural culinary skills for their meeting.  Many delicious dishes were shared, and games were played. Merry Christmas🎄Fröhliche Weihnachten🎄Feliz Natal🎄Joyeux Noël🎄Feliz Navidad🎄Häid Jõule🎄Buon Natale🎄God Jul🎄Nadolig Llawen🎄I hope everyone has a blessed day with friends and family around the world!!!     […]


Local Au Pairs Participate in the Krispy Kreme Challenge!

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

For 12 years, North Carolina State University has been host of the Krispy Kreme Challenge: runners begin at the NC State bell tower and run 2.5 miles to the Krispy Kreme in downtown Raleigh.  Once there, they must consume 12 donuts before running the 2.5 miles back to the bell […]