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Moving to Geneva - looking for equivalent to NCT and other young mums networking groups...

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connyrabbit Sat 06-Sep-08 11:34:16

Hi all

My DH is being transfered to Geneva.
I am currently on maternity leave with a 3 month old little boy, and will gladly tag along - and therefore leave my job.

Being a a stay at home mum in a foreign country (I do speak french though so no difficulty there), meeting people wont be very easy, so I'd like to join coffee groups, playgroups, NCT equivalents etc... . Does anybody have any ideas?
Thanks all


MmeLindt Sat 06-Sep-08 11:39:14

I am moving to Geneva at the end of this month. When are you moving?

Have you got a flat/house yet?

There are a few good websites I can link to. Will have a wee search.

MmeLindt Sat 06-Sep-08 11:56:00

general advice about Geneva

know it all passport a great book with lots of advice and tips for living in Geneva with children

Expat Moms in SwitzerlandYou can join this group and ask about groups in Geneva to join, or to find other Mums in the Geneva area.

connyrabbit Sat 06-Sep-08 17:04:11

Thanks Mme Lindt!
We are moving there at the end of this month too, although date still TBC.
Regarding accomodation, we need to find ourselves a place, but luckily DH's job is putting us up in a service flat for first two months.
Do you know where you're going to live?

MmeLindt Sat 06-Sep-08 21:33:23

We have just found a house in Hermance, further up the lake (right bank). We wanted to find something on the right bank as that is where DH's company is and he was told that crossing the Mont Blanc bridge is a nightmare.

You will probably have heard that the housing market in Geneva is very tense. We were incredibly lucky that we got a lot of help from DH's work with the house search. Otherwise we would be in temp housing too.

Are you looking at a particular area?

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