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Help! My au pair isn't a strong driver, what do I do?

Posted by Kim Wunderlich-Cady on Mar 29, 2017 10:46:26 AM

 

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Topics: Au Pairs, Host Family, Parenting, Childcare, Au Pair Foundation, Driver's License, Driving, Problem Solving, Expectations, Mediation

Why does my au pair need a Social Security number?

Posted by Kim Wunderlich-Cady on Jan 31, 2017 12:34:03 PM

One of the questions new host families frequently asks is “Why does my au pair need a Social Security number?”  The quick and easy answer (but not the only answer) is:  Because the Department of State says so.   There are obligations that go with being part of the J-1 Visa program and being invited to spend a year (or two) in the United States. 

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Topics: Au Pair Adventures in the USA, American Culture, Education, Au Pairs, Host Family, Rules, Au Pair Foundation, Social Security, Driver's License, Department of State, Tuition

Au Pairs and Driving

Posted by Kim Wunderlich-Cady on Oct 6, 2016 8:25:00 AM

There are sections in the Host Family and Au Pair guides regarding driving but this blog post will provide a quick and easy reference that you may find very helpful.

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Topics: Au Pair Adventures in the USA, Au Pairs, Host Family, Rules, Childcare, Au Pair Foundation, Driver's License, Safety, Driving

Why does my au pair need a Social Security number?

Posted by Kim Wunderlich-Cady on Jul 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

One of the questions new host families frequently asks is “Why does my au pair need a Social Security number?”  The quick and easy answer (but not the only answer) is:  Because the Department of State says so.   There are obligations that go with being part of the J-1 Visa program and being invited to spend a year (or two) in the United States. 

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Topics: Au Pair Adventures in the USA, American Culture, Education, Au Pairs, Host Family, Rules, Au Pair Foundation, Social Security, Driver's License, Department of State, Tuition

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