We are in 4, our daugther aged 10 and our son 7 1/2, still the time for magic and Surprises!
The hosts are 41 & 44, the mum is a coach working from home, an event organize while the dad works in Milan & Abroad. The mum can teaches you the basics of Italian cousine if you want, she cooks veggies, meat, lasagna, pizza from scratch, pasta, gnocchi, cheese, eggs, cakes huge salads.
We live 15 mins by bus, or by bike from the city centre close to the wineyard, in a residential green area beautiful for running. biking & even meditation.
We live 40 km far from Milano,close to us there is the airport of Orio Al Serio, SACBO, so that you can visit also the capitals.
Winter routine: during the school period
a few some afternoons: from 4.00 to 09.00 p.m: School assignments, help mom in taking care of one of the tow, maybe at the tennis club or at the swimming pool. At 7.30 pm we normally have dinner all together, and everyone helps on clearing the kitchen.
After bedtime stories you are almost always free to go out (21.00/09.00). No curfew, we rely upon you!
weekends are normally free, we just need a couple of saturday mornings but the other you can travel also on Friday.
Babysitting / child care
Help in the house
Have the opportunity to learn more about cooking,learning Italian life style, landscapes, time management/ travel management, event management.
What do we look for?someone who loves discovering new cultures, people and is very curious and talktive, someone who like to share her experience. A trusthworthy girl, companion for our children, clean, with a good education, adaptative and fun. We need to keep traned their languages skills, so we ask to take time to sit and do english homwork with them and be creative.
Our kids are bubbly, they have argues, they ask specific questions, they love to admire you own unique skills.
They are still young thus easily get hurted.
We already hosted an Opera singer, a teacher, a person very good in sports, one in art&crafts and reading, one in jolly phonics and spelling. All very different. PASSION is what makes this experience worthwhile.
What's your main skill you'd like to share with us?
Our children are able to comunicate in English. they love singing, jump, run, and role plays, scavengers. They love surprises.
The children are home in the late afternoon, they go to school from 8 to 4.00, plus 2 afternoons are busy with sports.
you'll be busy mainly 5 afternoons a week but not always 4 hours. .
This means that your daily schedule will include:
1hours in the morning in cleaning, gardening.
4 hours in the afternoons/evening, and dinner with us more or less., plus a few night to be at home bcs we finish late in the afternoon.
Saturday, one and another busy from 9.00 to 14.00/2.00 pm.
single room and bathroom, wifi, but sometimes it doesn't work properly, for this reason we wrote, limited access. We can't use Netflix in our area but we have tv in english.
You can visit Bergamo, Lake garda, Sirmione, Verona, Venice, Milan, Torino, Take a flight to the main European cities from Orio Center airport ( 15 mins from our home)
Even if we are not big meat eaten, ee follow the Mediterranean diet, 2 eggs per week, veggies, pasta etc... In italy gluten is in a lot of ingredients, thus, Italy world be a bad choice if you are allergic or gluten sentitive.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 5 hours a day