Au pair: dinner table conversations

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heylahops
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Hii,
I just recently moved to the UK to become an au pair, and I'm with the nicest family! The problem is, however, when we eat at the dinner table, I usually don't have a lot to say, as I'm worried it might be boring or something like that. On the other side, I would like to seem confident and funny - and this week I'm alone with the dad and the two kids (7 & 11), which I'm really worried about, as I feel more confident, when the mom's around. Any subjects, questions or anything that might help me to say more at the dinner table??
Please help - thank you!!
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Talk about the kids. A parent seldom tires hearing of them.
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maybe try to bring up a tv show or something the dad has done recently, ie if they went on holiday, if youre not too confident try to start a conversation where he can mainly talk, like DrSocSciences said, talk about the kids, engage a conversation about what theyve been up to at school etc
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Just don't talk about brexit.
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