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Forum: USA
Feb 24th 2017, 9:35 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,410
Posted By Sliv

Re: Setting up home in Summit NJ

I found that stash of Brit food in the Acme supermarket last week - such a find!
Forum: USA
Feb 24th 2017, 9:33 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,410
Posted By Sliv

Re: Setting up home in Summit NJ

We have a 3rd grader at Lincoln and friends at Wilson so message me if I can help. We moved to Summit in March last year. Did you tour Lincoln today? A mum told me she'd shown an English mum round...
Forum: USA
Jul 24th 2016, 7:41 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 13,245
Posted By Sliv

Re: Moving from England to New Jersey with children

We've met lots of Brits in Summit to the extent a new American friend actually commented that is Brits are always together!

I agree on the mid year move point - both children were treated as...
Forum: USA
Jul 17th 2016, 11:11 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 8,959
Posted By Sliv

Re: Schools - moving to New York with 3 children

Hi

We moved over in March and after thinking Basking Ridge looked great with good schools etc we chose Summit following a house hunt trip with a Realtor, we just really loved the town and felt...
Forum: USA
Feb 27th 2016, 8:01 am
Replies: 41
Views: 8,959
Posted By Sliv

Re: Schools - moving to New York with 3 children

Our 7 year old starts at Lincoln hubbard in April and from what I can gather its a really good school. Totally agree on the pre-schools though - our 4 year old is signed up to a very expensive one...
Forum: USA
Feb 26th 2016, 8:59 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 8,959
Posted By Sliv

Re: Schools - moving to New York with 3 children

We are moving to Summit New Jersey next month with our 3 children 7,4 and 2. The elder two are at private school here in the UK but we are going to try state schools in US which is one of the reasons...
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2016, 8:26 am
Replies: 66
Views: 5,909
Posted By Sliv

Re: Furniture / Bed shopping

Thanks all.

So in terms of mattress, not pillow top? At moment we have a good airsprung with memory foam top. I really want to invest in another good one
Forum: USA
Feb 14th 2016, 5:50 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 5,909
Posted By Sliv

Re: Furniture / Bed shopping

Thank you this is really helpful.
Forum: USA
Feb 14th 2016, 10:56 am
Replies: 66
Views: 5,909
Posted By Sliv

Furniture / Bed shopping

We move over to Summit, NJ in a few weeks and need to buy quite a bit of furniture - sofa, bedroom furniture, beds etc

Looking for any recommendations for where to shop - middle level pricing...
Forum: USA
Feb 4th 2016, 2:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Sliv

Re: Summit, NJ nursery school recommendation

Thanks for the reply, what school are your children at?

How are you finding Summit?
Forum: USA
Jan 31st 2016, 7:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Sliv

Summit, NJ nursery school recommendation

We are moving to Summit end of March and I'm looking into Nursery school options for our 4 year old and nearly 2.5 year old.

Does anyone have any recommendations?

We have rented a house which...
Forum: USA
Dec 29th 2015, 9:34 am
Replies: 59
Views: 13,245
Posted By Sliv

Re: Moving from England to New Jersey with children

Paul we have children of a very similar age, we have a boy 7, girl just turned 4 and a boy nearly 2. We are moving to NJ in March. I'm probably feeling a bit like your wife, half excited half scared....
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2015, 8:59 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 13,245
Posted By Sliv

Re: Moving from England to New Jersey with children

Thank you that's really helpful
Forum: USA
Dec 27th 2015, 9:28 am
Replies: 59
Views: 13,245
Posted By Sliv

Re: Moving from England to New Jersey with children

Hi could anyone give me a heads up on Brayton Elementary in Summit? We have seen a house where Brayton would be the school fir our 7 year old. We are moving over in March.

Thanks

S
Dec 8th 2015, 2:28 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 5,632
Posted By Sliv

Re: Delays in NonImmigrant Visa processing in London?

Just to let you know today we have emails from the embassy to say passports with courier and the courier says to pick up tomorrow. So 8 work days for embassy to send passports and a day extra for...
Dec 7th 2015, 9:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 5,632
Posted By Sliv

Re: Delays in NonImmigrant Visa processing in London?

Status stayed AP but the date did get updated on 2nd Dec when they requested a form they were missing (I submitted immediately) then nothing until today where it's now Visa Issued, but no email or...
Dec 7th 2015, 9:28 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 5,632
Posted By Sliv

Re: Delays in NonImmigrant Visa processing in London?

Our passports arrived at the embassy Friday Nov 27th for visa issuance, today ( 7 work days) the status is Visa Issued but we haven't heard from a courier so no idea if that means the visas really...
Nov 26th 2015, 7:42 am
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Sliv

Re: Visa status system

Thank you, hopefully they will come next week and it will put me out of my waiting misery!
Nov 25th 2015, 9:30 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Sliv

Visa status system

Just wondered if anyone had any experience to share re wait times for passports. We had an email last week asking us to submit our passports for visa issuance (L1/L2 visas) as we had been given our...
Nov 17th 2015, 8:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Sliv

Re: L1B - continuous employment and part time

Ok I hadn't thought about it like that, as that isn't our intention re back-door route, just simply that my role here in uk has always worked out well that way so it made sense to continue in the...
Nov 17th 2015, 7:49 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Sliv

Re: L1B - continuous employment and part time

I have worked for my employer since 2001 as a permanent employee but had a period of maternity leave and part time hours in the last 3 years.

For the other 40% I would look after our children - I...
Nov 17th 2015, 7:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Sliv

Re: L1B - continuous employment and part time

I mean my hours would be part time. I would be in the US but my role would be a part time role, not 5 days a week 9-5.

I have a specialised role and I have performed it in the UK successfully...
Nov 17th 2015, 6:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Sliv

L1B - continuous employment and part time

Hoping to get some advice/experience.

I had an appointment last week at the US embassy for an L1B visa. I work part time for a very large accountancy firm.

The officer said she could not...
Forum: USA
Nov 11th 2015, 10:10 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Sliv

Re: Elementary Schools Advice NJ Please

Fantastic thank you, we are visiting NJ in a few weeks time so I will ask about then.
Forum: USA
Nov 11th 2015, 9:41 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Sliv

Re: Elementary Schools Advice NJ Please

That info is really helpful. Is the TB test something I should organise here? Or in US? I'm conscious we would probably want to get our eldest into school within 2 weeks of arrival, is that possible...
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