Top Tips for Surviving the Lockdown

Top Tips for Surviving the Lockdown

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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Photographer Aga Piatkowska Captures Precious Family Moments

Photographer Aga Piatkowska Captures Precious Family Moments

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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A Collaborative Education Environment in the Heart of Valencia

A Collaborative Education Environment in the Heart of Valencia

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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Understanding UK University Admissions

Understanding UK University Admissions

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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New regulations in the Spanish mortgage market

New regulations in the Spanish mortgage market

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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Assisted Reproduction in the Heart of Andalucia

Assisted Reproduction in the Heart of Andalucia

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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Benjamin Franklin International School in Barcelona

Benjamin Franklin International School in Barcelona

\"It is important to BFIS that new families feel a part of our community as soon as possible, providing a quick and easy transition for students and parents. To meet this goal, BFIS provides a Welcome Program designed to help new students and their ...

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Mothering a t(w)een daughter the best way I can

Mothering a t(w)een daughter the best way I can

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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Mum and Entrepreneur Lena talks about Fun, Finance & Family

Mum and Entrepreneur Lena talks about Fun, Finance & Family

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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Bee Tutored – Boutique Tutoring in Barcelona

Bee Tutored – Boutique Tutoring in Barcelona

December has arrived. There’s an abundance of activities across the city, from age-old festive traditions (both weird and wonderful) to innovative pop-up events and plenty of family friendly events this Christmas in Barcelona. ...

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Note from the founders

MumAbroad was founded by Rebecca Laidlaw, an Internet Marketing consultant & Carrie Frais, a Journalist and PR executive. Carrie lives in Barcelona and is Mum to Poppy and Bertie and Rebecca lives in Oxfordshire (UK) and has 3 children, Ollie , Sophie and Theo . “In 2007, we were both living in the beautiful city of Barcelona, having each just given birth to our first child. With no extended family to help with childcare, we looked for other resources to help guide us through this challenging period of our lives. We were surprised at how difficult it was to find easily accessible information about activities and services for parents. It soon became apparent that there was a growing niche for an English language website which would offer parents from the International Community valuable information such as child-related services, schools, family activities, shops, family holidays and restaurants. After extensive research and the help of scores of mothers, Barcelona Mum was born, offering a comprehensive and personalized guide to family life in Barcelona. Within a few months MumAbroad Spain was launched, incorporating the whole of Catalunya and subsequently Madrid, Andalucia, the Costa Blanca and the Balearics. As the site gained momentum, MumAbroad France, MumAbroad Italy and MumAbroad Germany were established and in 2014 the four sites were amalgamated under one roof. We believe that, in the majority of cases, parents are the best judge of anything child-related, so that is why our site is based purely on recommendation. Every service, group or activity on our website has been recommended by at least one Mum or Dad. In our interview section, you can read about other mums’ experiences of living abroad as well as interviews with a host of childhood experts. In our Women in Business section, we’ve discovered some inspirational ladies, who have established successful businesses in and created a life for themselves, many of whom have had to juggle work and family life. Our forum allows parents to share concerns, offer advice, advertise services, buy & sell items and virtually meet others in an online community.” Carrie & Rebecca carrie@mumabroad.com rebecca@mumabroad.com

English Speaking jobs

www.thelocal.es/jobs

 

Government Website for Foreign Residents

www.exteriores.gob.es/Portal/en

 

Internations Spain

www.internations.org/spain-expats