How to get a Social Security Card

Monday, 16 October 2017

Getting a Social Security Number (SSN) is a very important part of your Au Pair year. This is your United States Identification Number. It is also the one thing you will need to get BEFORE you get anything else. It is a very simple process, but something you should do […]

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Getting a Texas Driver’s License

Monday, 16 October 2017

Whether or not you have an International Driver’s License, you will still need to obtain a Texas Driver’s License as a resident in our great state. Don’t worry, it is very easy to get a License here and remember, you already have one in your home country, so this will […]

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American Medicines – What to buy when you are sick!

Saturday, 30 September 2017

Want to know what to do when you are sick? Follow this post to see how to avoid getting sick and how to take care of yourself! But… if the dreaded sickness creeps in, make sure you have access to these Over the Counter medicines that will help you in […]

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Au Pair Spotlight – Meike, Germany

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Meet Meike! She has been a Texan for a whole year already but we are ready to make her a San Antonioian (?) this year! She is taking care of the cutest little flower right in the heart of downtown San Antonio! She is bubbly, positive, great with the little […]

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Linnea is Extending!

Monday, 25 September 2017

Sometimes, I get the amazing pleasure of helping an au pair find the perfect family… twice! Meet Linnea! She is a sweet, bubbly, positive young lady that is so excited to extend for an additional year in the United States. Her current host family is sad to see her go […]

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