Two questions many people ask are: How are the kids? What do you do with them?
So let me tell you. My hostkids are two boys. Chris (11) and Enoch (2 ½). These are their English name, they also have a chinese name and, of course, a nickname. I really like the chinese nicknames since they're usually very short and cute. Chris' nickname is Dudu and Enoch's nickname is Doudou (豆豆). Chris is outgoing and easily excited, loves music and (to no big surprise) games. His English is very good for an 11 year old and we can have easy conversations.
When I first saw a picture of Enoch, I fell for his adorable smile - that's his biggest weapon. You want to let him do everything when he smiles at you (obviously I can't, the boy would probably climb up the balcony and fall down or something...).
In the beginning, he was super shy. The first time he saw me, he cried. (I mean, I would too at age 3 when a stranger with weird skin and weird hair would stand in my room😂😂)
It took quite a while for him to play with me and not leave the room after looking at me. Now we are slowly getting closer and the shyness makes place for a cute, but a bit naughty boy.
It's not always easy, but you know, that's how kids are. (This makes it sounds like I already have my own kids....😂😂)
So, what do I do with the kids?
On weekdays, I stay with Enoch during the day and play with him. We watch TV, play "basketball" or go out to visit his friend. In the evening I help Chris with his homework and English studies.
On the weekend I play with Chris (and study with him). We sometimes go outside, sometimes play lego, sometimes play games on the TV. We even played a virgin version of Beerpong...
Picture description: Street next to the entrance of the gated community I live in (at 6:40am RIP)
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