Parents

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by Jessica Wells

 
 
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Dealing with differences as an au pair

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France

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by Rebecca Pollard

Questions about Parents

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Has anyone done a year abroad as a parent?

Parents
Q

How do I persuade my mum to let me do a year abroad?

Family

Try and reassure your mother that thousands of students do a year abroad each year and return healthy and unharmed, and massively enriched by the experience they have had. If you stay in Europe and st...

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