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Why not suggest that they cook a traditional meal for your family? Plan a menu together and get the kids to make hand-made decorations, flags of both countries and traditional costumes to wear. You may need to search out some Asian, Muslim or other ethnic food stores.It will be a lot of fun, not to mention sampling some great tasting food.Gathering around a family meal is perfect time for learning in a warm and relaxed atmosphere.They are based on the information that I think is important to know and that can only be told to you by a fellow exchange student.There might also be some obvious tips here that I really want to stress the importance of. 😀 —————————————– TIP #1: WORK OUT YOUR METHOD OF GETTING CASH Well obviously you have to do this, but it’s really important to find a convenient way because student exchange isn’t fun without money!That sunny, late-June morning felt more like Christmas, but punctuated by heavy hearts and lots of tears. Saying good-bye brought out heartfelt emotions, where the closeness we had grown to feel for our new daughter and even our greater appreciation for the rest of the family felt so palpable.In the midst of our collective, emotional good-bye, I realized that our giving had given so much to us: the life-long bond of a new member of the family, and many lessons -- or gifts -- we'll carry throughout our lives.Lori De Wolfe and her family have hosted international students from Japan and Mexico for over twelve years.A mother of two and stepmom to three she says, “What the children and I enjoyed most was seeing our environment and our city through our student’s eyes.Over the year the five members of our family had each developed inside jokes with her, had favorite things to do, from actually enjoying practicing piano with her, to predicting the outcome of each episode of , to watching for exotic birds out the window.We also had experienced a range of emotions together that only comes from living under the same roof as family.