I'm a singe Mum with 4 kids. Two girls aged 17 and 12 and two boys aged 14 and 10. We also have a 4 year old fox red labrador. I live in a quiet village in an old traditional house built in the early 1860s. It has big rooms and plenty space as well as a substantial garden.
We live in a very beautiful part of Scotland but it's a quiet life and not for people looking for a city life. We like our helpers to be like part of our family and hopefully spend time with us. I like to take people and show them the local area and give them the best experience they can while here.
I had au pairs for 6. 5 years but we are now managing alone. Some help would be great in the house and garden as well as dog walking. I would consider couples and especially interested if you have skills as a handyman. Painters would also be great.
We are a family of musicians so anyone musical would be an added bonus.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
You can learn English both with myself and my kids and our friends and family you meet. Moray is a beautiful part of Scotland and you can have a great experience here. May be you can learn an instrument too. We are surrounded by beaches, woods, hills, castles, distilleries, lochs and about an hour from Loch Ness.
At the weekends we try to go for days out exploring while we walk the dog or cycling etc.
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Kids are in school until 3pm each day so most of the day you would be alone to walk the dog and do the chores. I generally work 3 days per week but I'm very busy with the children so I don't have spare time for all the tasks around the house and garden.
Meals and board including any bills are included in exchange for help.
You can use bikes to get to town via a cycle path or buses and I have a car with 9 seats to take us places as a family.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
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More than two
maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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