School

Understanding the US school system is integral to giving your children the best possible education. 

Skipping school to travel home

As expats, many of us from Australia and further away from the US, it can be difficult to find enough time to take your child out of school to travel home. Skipping school to travel home from the US can be a little tricky because of rules and laws that govern the...

American International Schools (what to look for)

Deciding whether to send your child to an American international schools can be difficult. Especially if you don't have any previous experience with international schools. Firstly, it's a good idea to understand how the American school system works and what you can...

US preschool from an Australian mums’ perspective

Moving overseas with toddlers in tow is difficult enough, but add finding a suitable preschool in your new home country to the mix and it can be a truly challenging time. If you missed our Guide to US Preschools, it's a great place to start to get your bearings and...

Expat Guide to US Preschools

Your child’s first experience with preschool is always going to be a step into the unknown for them, but it doesn’t have to be for you, especially if you’ve just moved to the US from another country. Gaining an insight into a completely new education system can be...

Understanding the American school system

One of the biggest headaches for expat parents would have to be navigating the American school system. Working out how the American school system works, where's best to enroll your child and get them settled in. As a childless and fancy-free expat I have zero...