A happy Danish
host family for 14 years and how it all
How to survive being a host family:
have to be outgoing.
Adjustable to new habits is a must.
Busy fast food families – forget it.
keeps you young.
You make new friends.
It widens your horizons.
It improves your English and keeps it updated.
private life gets less private.
It just might end disastrous.
are still in contact with half of the 35 students who stayed with us.
9 mothers came from US to visit their student daughters
We attended 3 weddings in US.
We have visited 13 students and 6 families
in US - a few more than once.
We have enjoyed revisits from 5 former students. A few more than once.
Anna, now 4
years old, visited us first time the Summer 2006 with her mum - an US- DIS student
How did we manage
Comments and questions are welcome
A happy experience ended in a
shock for a lifetime
The Fate of a Host
Anna's 1st visit 2006
was followed up in 2010 & 2012
A few names have been kept anonymous for
Kirsten Mahr and