Tag Archives: Host families

Part of the Family

Before arriving in Brazil, I had some anxiety about living with a host family, which is pretty understandable. You just arrive at someone’s house whom you have never met and move into not only a room but their life. It … Continue reading

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The Battle of Benoit

In many ways, I’m lucky to live with a Senegalese five-year-old, even if the five-year-old in question is, nine days out of ten, driving me up a wall. I’ve noticed that the act of disciplining children makes explicit features of … Continue reading

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