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Families & Kids DISCUSSIONS IN Pays de la Loire

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Posted by Neil-Todd-920404
Created: 1 year ago

I am a mature, second year DProf (PhD) psychotherapist trainee living near Laval Dept 53, specialising in Existential Psychotherapy. I am looking for a suitable placement (UKCP, EAP, FF2P arrproved). Must be English speaking as I’m afraid my French is inadequate for counselling at this stage. Does anyone know, or have contacts with a suitable organisation which offers placements to trainee Pyschotherapist trainees wi...

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Posted by mappemonde78
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 years ago

Hi, does anyone interested in meeting me for a language exchange  French/English ? I live near Caen in Evrecy, my level is intermediate/advanced. By the way, I'm a 38 years old  mother of 2 children (2 years old and 6 years old). I would prefer to meet other women, around more or less the same age. I like reading, travelling, sport (walking, swimming ), decoration and creative leisure activities. Please don't hesitat...

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Posted by Victoria-Albrighton-897924
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 years ago

I plan to move my family to France in 2019 for a year. We do not want to leave our life in the UK completely, but would love to experience French culture for a year and for our children to learn the language. We plan to send them to the local school (if possible) I've heard you need to apply for a school place at the local 'Mairie'. Has anyone had experience of doing something similar? If we totally immerse ourselves...

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Posted by darcydpt
Created: 2 years ago

In case anyone is interested, just wanted to share that I have started a new Facebook group for au pairs coming to the Loire Valley and host families. You can find the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1055683481227027/ Or by searching "Loire Valley au pair" ...

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Posted by Nicola-Walford-879812
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 years ago

Hello, I live in Saint-Etienne-de-Montluc (25 mins west of Nantes) already have 2 children aged 9 and 11 and currently expecting a third - first with my french partner - due in May. My older children were born in the UK so this is my first experience of pregnancy in France.  Seems to be a bit different and from what I can gather support groups are non existant here. If anyone knows of, or how to find any mother and b...

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Posted by spike-640727
Created: 3 years ago - Last reply: 3 years ago

Hi, We returned to the UK from Nr Chateau Gontier in November 2012. I just thought it might be helpful to let anyone who is considering returning with a 13/14 year old what our experience was. We had been there for almost 6 years, our daughter having first been educated in a French Junior School from age 5, then going on to Senior School until the age of 13. First off we were worried that she might not fit in back in...

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Posted by JCS-SundayRoast
Created: 3 years ago - Last reply: 1 year ago

Hi, My other half and I have a new born baby on 2/7/16.  She is a lovely and cute angel.  I am British and my other half is French.  The baby was born at CHM (Le Mans). I phoned the Brit consulate in Paris to inquire how to register the birth but was told that the embassy does not register birth and that I must do it via gov.uk and when I checked that site, I am even expected to pay £150 and the process is ridiculous...

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Posted by terese.basson@wanadoo.fr
Created: 3 years ago

I'm looking for two bikes to buy or rent for 8 year olds visisting for 910 days from 5th August....

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Posted by terese.basson@wanadoo.fr
Created: 3 years ago

I'm looking for two bikes to buy or rent for 8 year olds visisting for 910 days from 5th August....

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Posted by AFUC61
Created: 3 years ago - Last reply: 1 year ago

Hi Visitors staying over the next week and they are keen to take their kids to a visitors farm or open farm where they can see the animals, feed them etc. Anyone able to recommend anywhere in the Mayenne area or within traveling distance of? Cheers ...

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