Unschooling family looking for an extra pair of hands in the Ariège, South of France

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  • Last activity: 21 Apr 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are Kim (dutch, 46), Mayi (14), Leo (12), Woody (8.5) and Frida (6.5). We are living in the Ariège, in the foothills of the Pyrénées, in a rented house settled in 47ha of organically grown land.
    Amazing views on the mountains ! A very rich social network with many alternative people living around us.
    We are looking for an extra pair of hands to help around our house and in the garden.....

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    travellers will benefit from being with an unconventional family, where spirited children will run free and are curious, our ways are not dictated by time, we go with the flow....sometimes its peaceful most of the time quite chaotic...you will learn about being present in the now, how to be flexible, creative and navigate whatever presents its self in our daily lives. We have a lively community around us, with many more children, beautiful nature, and very colourful local markets...

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    I am looking for a single person or couple, who is familiar with or interested in attachment/natural/unconditional parenting, to come and stay for a longer period of time to help with my 4 children. We are homeschooling/unschooling, and would like you also to help with our garden and in the house!
    Some keywords to describe us and things we care for : free birthing, co-sleeping, nappy-free, extended breastfeeding, non-violent communication, permaculture, biodynamic gardening, fermentation, homemade, wool, knitting, spinning , no smoking/drugs/alcohol, barefoot, simple living, community, wild food...

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    At this time we dont have an extra space in our house.... but we have a big bell tent available. It would be great if you have your own accomodation, like a campervan or you can sleep in a tent when weather is warmer.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We do not have a set plan yet for how many hours we will need you, we are just looking for somebody who is interested in a non-conventional way of live with children, a new experience, to share lives.....Big plus if you can drive as we live a bit remote !

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We can hosted a normal sized campervan....

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 789953173693

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