We are a Swiss family living in the heart of Switzerland where the world famous Emmental cheese is produced. We are homeschooling our four kids aged from 5 to 11. So there is always something to do in the household, with the kids or around the house. They love outdoor activities, playing games, sports e.g. ice skating and riding their bikes, cooking, reading, sewing, playing piano, hand-lettering, watching movies... We are always glad about helping hands with cooking, shopping, gardening and some cleaning but also just playing games or racing around the garden with the kids. At the beginning of your stay we will sit down with you and try to find the best match between your skills and our needs. As for us parents, we are passionate about other cultures and languages, enjoy good chats in the evenings, love to taste red wine and are excited about brewing espresso shots and creating latte art at home.
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
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We have travelled alot and from 2014 to 2018 we lived in South America. We therefore speak German, French, English, Spanish, a bit of Italian, Ivrit and Mandarin. We love learning about other cultures and are very willing to show and explain our culture and customs to others. Living with us will also give you an insight into our rich homeschooling life.
Cooking, shopping, gardening, cleaning, playing with the kids, share your barista / latte art skills, teaching the kids your language or your instrument (if you play one) or jump with them on the trampoline :)
Chinese (Mandarin): Beginner
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We live in an appartment in the countryside with mainly cows as neighbours and views onto the fields. We have a bedroom to offer with one bed (and a spare bed if you travel with your child), a desk and chair, a cupboard and bookshelf. You will share a bathroom with the kids. Wifi is provided.
We live in the heart of Switzerland - the Emmental - which has much to offer culturally. From our place you can travel to any Swiss city by train in little time and get to know our wonderful little country. Closeby we have the Emmental cheese factory and the Swiss capital Berne with restaurants, museums and shopping opportunities. Our region can be explored hiking or biking. We have a river to swim in just around the corner.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
The bedroom for the workawayer is equipped with a desk and a chair to work. Wifi is good and unlimited.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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