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smartaupairs 03-04-2017
Smartaupair of the Year 2016-7- Kirby from AUSTRALIA!!

Each year, we select one of our au pairs (based on host family nominations) to win the lovely Smartaupairs of the Year title. With a little bit of a drum r…

smartaupairs 31-03-2017
IAPA Conference in Munich

The weekend gone, Tuuli, Chloe & Robyn from Smartaupairs attended the IAPA Conference in Munich. IAPA stands for the international au pair agencies associa…

smartaupairs 26-03-2017
Au Pairs Nominate Their Host Mums for our Mother's Day Competition

We would like to wish a fantastic mother’s day for all the mums (and of course in particular our lovely host mums)! This year, we continued our tradition o…

smartaupairs 09-03-2017
Photos from Our Recent Smartaupairs Coffee Meetups

As many new au pairs have arrived over the last months we have organised three events in London to help everyone to get to know each other and to find…

smartaupairs 13-02-2017
Top Ten Meals to Cook for your Host Children

Au pairs are often asked to assist their host family in cooking an evening meal for the children. Basic cooking skills can be expected but we recommend tha…

smartaupairs 06-02-2017
Smartaupairs Au Pair Survey Results & Testimonials 2017

We recently did a survey with our au pairs – here is some of their feedback :)  "Smartaupairs gave me the best match of family you could have! I'm so happ…

smartaupairs 16-01-2017
Our Top 5 Tips for Finding Au Pair Friends in the UK

Welcome to all au pairs who joined their host family in January! :) An important part of settling in is finding friends in your area. Here are our top 5 t…

smartaupairs 12-01-2017
Smartaupairs Au Pairs & Holiday Season - Captured in Photos!

Can you believe we are ONLY 12 days into 2017! After New Year, we asked our au pairs to share photos which captured "Christmas/holiday season spirit" - he…

smartaupairs 10-01-2017
Welcoming Tamara to Smartaupairs

We are really pleased to welcome Tamara to the Smartaupairs team as our intern! Tamara has been an au pair in the UK herself and therefore knows exactly w…

smartaupairs 05-12-2016
Smartaupairs Does Santa Dash

Have you ever witnessed this many Santa's in one place? Nor had we... :) Tuuli, Chloe and Luisa (one of our brave au pairs!) took part in the London Santa…

smartaupairs 28-11-2016
Guest Blog from Au Pair Evelien

Evelien is a 19 year old Dutch au pair, who started her placement with her host family in Surrey in October. Here she shares two of her blog posts, describ…

smartaupairs 11-11-2016
National Nursery Rhyme Week

This week is National Nursery Rhyme Week and a few au pairs wanted to share some rhymes from their native language. Here are their contributions with an E…

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