My year without alcohol

My year without alcohol

\"I am the most positive, happiest and bravest I have been in my entire life. How I feel on the inside has been reflected on the outside and people are constantly commenting on how great I look now\" An inspiring journey to sobriety by Adrienne ...

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A Busy Mums’ Guide to Skincare

A Busy Mums’ Guide to Skincare

Whether you\'re just starting your skincare journey or looking to upgrade your regimen read on to find out what you can do to have healthy looking skin. ...

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Sabrina Ridaura on feeling confident, strong, healthy and happy

Sabrina Ridaura on feeling confident, strong, healthy and happy

Sabrina Ridaura left Venezuela, her home country, almost 10 years ago to travel the world along with her family. Here she talks to MumAbroad Life about her passion for a healthy lifestyle and how and why she founded BodyGlow Fitness & Nutrition. ...

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5 Business Survival Questions for Small Business

5 Business Survival Questions for Small Business

In a constantly changing business environment it is key that small business owners know who their customers are and how to reach them. ...

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Yasmina Old talks about dreams, desires and Doterra essential oils

Yasmina Old talks about dreams, desires and Doterra essential oils

Yasmina Old is a mum of five and lives north of Girona in the Alt Emporda region. She runs workshops empowering people to take care of their health naturally, using essential oils and good nutrition. She talks to MumAbroad Life about finding ...

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Interview with Osteopath Katy McConkey in Barcelona

Interview with Osteopath Katy McConkey in Barcelona

\"Apart from all the obvious hormonal changes, being pregnant alters the body posture (your centre of gravity moves forward). These postural changes can strain different muscles and you may find yourself with low backache, or sore feet/legs, or you ...

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Forging a new career at nearly 50 years!

Forging a new career at nearly 50 years!

\"A celebrant is able to provide ceremonies for any of life’s rituals and more! We have the best job in the world and get involved in people’s lives at their most wonderful or their most intense moments.\" Celebrant Glynis German in Mallorca ...

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Europeans in Catalonia

Europeans in Catalonia

EU Citizens living in Catalonia currently have the right to vote in Municipal elections and in European elections. For now EU Citizens cannot vote for the National or Regional Governments of the countries where they live. Europeans in Catalonia are ...

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Trying to find the perfect school

Trying to find the perfect school

Annette Pacey grew up in New Zealand but has spent most of her adult life between the UK and Spain. She currently lives with her Spanish husband and young daughter in Barcelona, where she writes a blog, Barcelona Family Life. ...

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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 (7) and Bertie (5) and Rebecca lives in Oxfordshire (UK) and has 3 children, Ollie (7), Sophie (5) and Theo (1). “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