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Newsletter Grannies - Active-Aging not Anti-Aging
September 12th 2023
the results of a study about older age by the German Allensbach Institute show that following family and hobbies, voluntary work plays a major role in the everyday lives of most senior citizens. Almost 50 percent of the over-65s volunteer an average of four hours a week. The results show, that people who are committed to something do not feel so lonely.
Newsletter Familien - New Grannies are looking forward to you
August 31st 2023
With all the stress around the start of the school year, how would it be to have a few helping and experienced hands in the house?
At the moment, around 100 Grannies among others from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and the USA, are looking for a meaningful task in a nice family, for a longer period or if its only to bridge a gap.
Newsletter Grannies - Grannies: A family’s center of calm
August 17th 2023
In the past, it was often the case that several generations lived in one house. If the parents had to work, the grandparents looked after the little ones. Nowadays, unfortunately, things are often different: Employees have to become more and more flexible in order to get ahead in their jobs – but that this also requires adaptable childcare is a real problem, especially for single parents.
many of our families have to manage without grandparents, but would so much like to benefit from the experience of the "older generation". Children who are looked after by temporary grandparents build up a relationship with them comparable to that of "normal" grandparents.
Newsletter Families - New Grannies are waiting for you
August 2nd 2023
In many countries plans are already being made for the time after the summer holidays: New school year, maybe a new school, start of nursery school etc. There a lot to organise for families in order to balance school, work and free time. When you have to combine all these things, everyday life can become quite stressful.
Newsletter Grannies - Neue Wege gehen - Kinokarten zu gewinnen
August 2nd 2023
Summer is having a little break at the moment and some of you are probably experiencing a bit of cabin fever. Would you like to get out of your four walls? Browse through small alleys far away from the beaten tourist tracks and tour buses? Enjoy delicious local dishes in a family circle?
Newsletter Families - Spontaneous Granny looking for family from the beginning of September
July 30th 2023
Granny Barbara (user name Granny Barbara) would like to go to a family from the beginning of September until the end of November, preferably in Europe.
The original family she was supposed to be with had to cancel at short notice due to a landslide.
Newsletter Families - German Granny in USA spontaneously seeking family
July 6th 2023
Our Granny Michaela (username GrannyMia) has been in the USA for some time. The original family she was working with no longer needs a Granny at the moment, so she would spontaneously have another month from 10 July to help out a family in the USA.
Newsletter Families - Not just wishful thinking: Several Generations under one roof
July 3rd 2023
Father, mother, children, grandma, grandpa - and all living together under one roof: in many parts of the world this form of living is quite unusual nowadays, but many families and also older people would prefer it. This is shown by figures from the opinion research institute YouGov, which surveyed 2,000 German citizens on the subject.
Newsletter Grannies - The greatest sight to see is the world
June 19th 2023
to quote German author Kurt Tucholsky “The greatest sight to see is the world – take a look at it!” As a Granny Aupair you have the opportunity to discover the world in front of your doorstep or further abroad, to explore the way of life of a foreign country or in a different surrounding and even to learn another language.
Newsletter Grannies - Spontaneous Granny wanted for Rome
June 6th 2023
Do you have the time and inclination to spontaneously pack your bags and travel to the eternal city in Italy?
Then we might have just the right thing for you: We have received an emergency call from Rome.
Newsletter Families - Relaxed Holiday Season with Granny Aupair
May 22nd 2023
Spring is already nearly over and summer and with it the long holiday season are nearly upon us, confronting many parents with a truly Herculean task. Holidays are a great time for children - and for parents too, when they don't have to work.
Do you have the “wanderlust” gene? Seriously – a couple of years ago, scientists discovered exactly this gene! According to various researchers, carriers of the wanderlust gene, more precisely the DRD4-7R. gene, are said to be particularly curious and restless. In addition, they are more willing to take risks and more interested in trying out new things than other people.
Everyone knows it: our inner – weaker – self who prefers to lie on the couch in a comfortable position with the remote control in a hand. Everybody often has excuses for not doing something. In addition, you can often find „badmouthers“ that put down your plans to do something new.
Newsletter Grannies - Transcend borders with Granny Aupair
April 16th 2023
Setting out on a journey often means crossing borders – literally and figuratively. Country borders are only the beginning of a long journey into a new phase of life. Being in motion means moving forward. These are the experiences that most Grannies share.
Newsletter Families - Easter – Time for new ventures
April 6th 2023
Easter is the celebration of spring - the time when nature awakens to new life all around us! And we human beings often feel like starting new ventures with energy and fresh courage.
So why not try something completely different?
Newsletter Grannies - Wer wagt, gewinnt – bei guter Vorbereitung
March 24th 2023
Becoming a Granny Aupair also requires a bit of flexibility and adventurous spirit to make it a success - after all, it is an encounter of complete strangers . The host family invites a strange person into their home - in other words, into their most private sphere. For Granny Aupairs, too, many uncertainty factors come together in an unfamiliar environment
Newsletter Grannies - Help and discover the World at the same time
March 17th 2023
Having a few experienced hands in the house to support you - that's something almost every young family would welcome. Especially if they have just moved to a new environment, maybe even to a new country, or if they have just had a baby or one of the parents has to work in another city.
Are you already feeling a hint of spring in the air? Soon the time will come when you want to go outside again - out of the house, out into the wide world and perhaps also out of old habits. Spring is the time of renewal, everything sprouts, grows and thrives. Perhaps you can also feel the desire for a change, a renewal growing in you?