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Thanksgiving

pumpkin and words give thanks

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our exchange students and host families in the U.S.! We love hearing the excitement in students’ voices when they tell us about their Thanksgiving holiday experience with their host families — meeting host family members, sharing in their host family’s traditions (and of course eating too much…). It makes us […]

An Exchange Mom Video Minute: The Holidays

snowman with snowflakces coming down

As a host family, are you thinking about the holidays with your student? As a student, are you wondering what the holidays will be like in your host country? This is our first video in our “Exchange Mom Minute” series. We hope to have many more…we’ll see what we can do in between the rest […]

Halfway (Almost) Through the Exchange Year – Holiday Thoughts 2015

It’s the time of year for musings and contemplation of the past and the future. Today, we are thinking about how the past five months have gone for the exchange students in our group, and thinking ahead to what’s in store for them. So much time has gone by, and yet it’s not even half […]

Holiday Thoughts 2014

It’s the time of year for musings and contemplation of the past and the future. Today, I’m thinking about the past few months for my students, and the upcoming first half of 2015. For the academic year 2014-2015, we are supervising 12 high school exchange students. (The number varies from year to year, depending on […]

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