Transitions are Heartbreaking!

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Take my life for example! I had this amazing au pair from Austria come to us this July! She was literally, Mary Poppins. No, I’m serious! You should check out my instagram page for her singing “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” in German! She was the unicorn au pair that you have always dreamed […]

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Our Little Road Test

Thursday, 15 February 2018

For our Family, the best way for us to gauge whether our au pair is to venture off on her own all over town is to have our own little Driver’s Test! We have a little spreadsheet in our manual that has about 15 different spots in the city! The […]

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Transitions: When it’s not working out!

Friday, 26 January 2018

Picking out your au pair is exciting on both sides. It’s similar to dating, where you put your needs out there filled with hope and love! And then, small things come up, and you try to work them out with communication, clear expectations, spending more time together, and possibly a […]

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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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