My Story

Category: My Story

07 March 2024
Relocation & Business Expert Tracy Leonetti has lived in the beautiful South of France for over 30 years. In 2012, she founded Leonetti ...
07 March 2024
Offering family systems therapy online, Catriona O'Curry is an experienced therapist offering coaching for individuals, couples and ...
19 February 2024
Spain: A Journey of Love, Integration & Community Building by Ali Meehan Twenty-one years ago, a younger version of myself packed her ...
01 February 2024
In the summer of 2023, as the world was still shaking off the after effects of Covid, British couple Bridget and Richard Maidment decided ...
01 February 2024
Ana Álvarez-Errecalde is an Argentinian artist based in Barcelona, known for her impactful photography, video and installations, primarily ...
13 October 2023
We spoke with Albert Pampalona Lisnenko, Co-Founder of the non-profit organisation The Young Politicians' Convention (YPolCon) about his ...
13 October 2023
We spoke with Emma Ishikawa, Co-Founder of nonprofit organisation RISE about her mission to bridge the gap between science and humanities ...
03 October 2023
My nest is emptying and so far so good   Two weeks ago I dropped off my eldest at university in England.   Four weeks ago I ...
29 September 2023
What is The Hague Convention On Child Abduction?   The Hague Convention of October 25th, 1980 on the Civil Aspects of ...
16 August 2023
Carrie Frais is the founder of MumAbroad and has lived in Barcelona for nearly 20 years. Born in the UK and brought up in London, she ...
13 October 2022
Learning from her experience overseas living in Asia, the Middle East and Spain, in 2010 Ali Meehan decided to build a space for women to ...
20 April 2022
Half Dutch and half Norwegian, Cathelijne Schuitemaker-Wichstrøm relocated to Barcelona in 2018. She lives with her partner and puppy, ...
09 March 2022
Founder of Expat Therapy Barcelona, Isabel Soler, is a trained and licensed psychotherapist from the United States  with over 22 ...
25 February 2022
Originally from California, Vesta Rounsaville came to Spain in 2012 to finish her studies in Ethnomusicology. During the week she is a ...
25 February 2022
NOTES ON LEADERSHIP. When anyone asks record-breaking motivational author and speaker Jack Canfield for the fastest route to success, he ...
22 February 2022
Dominique White works in-house at an international law firm as head of translation, and in her spare time writes blogs for a wide range of ...
18 December 2021
In this MumAbroad Life blogpost, Canadian mum and writer Erin McGann gives eight top tips on how to raise a bilingual child. After nearly a ...
31 October 2021
Claire is a French woman living in Spain who enjoys writing flash fiction stories you can relate to. She offers her services as a freelance ...
14 September 2021
Family relocation in France - in 2012, Kelly Nowocien, originally from Liverpool,  pressed "pause" on her busy international career in ...
25 August 2021
SunshineUP Kids is a European nonprofit association created to provide education for children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Namibia.  ...
15 August 2021
Cloth nappy hiring and cleaning service, pana, was founded by environmental impact entrepreneur Marie Mélinon based in Barcelona. She ...
19 July 2021
Aiming to spread education on health-related topics for kids, in 2021 mum and paediatric nurse, Marta Almansa published Nurse Bear Does ...
15 June 2021
Combining her accomplishments as a teacher, coach, therapist, mentor, sacred space holder and her admiration for women everywhere, Niki ...
03 June 2021
Changing life and career focus to find inspiration, flexibility and financial freedom   So here I am. A 46-year-old American ...
26 May 2021
Janette Bremner is a Nurse and Health Visitor based in the South of Spain. Janette, founder of Maat Family, has been a health visitor in ...
12 May 2021
We talk to The English Therapist Deb Jones based in Marbella Spain. She moved to Spain to start a new life in the sun with her ...
15 February 2021
In a new anthology of personal and powerful stories, nine women share the emotional and practical realities of the challenges of expat life ...
02 February 2021
From the UK to Paris, New York and Valencia...Stephanie Kirtley Alacreu, originally from the UK, has lived and worked in Paris and New York ...
04 December 2020
More than an exercise routine, it is a way of life: Pilates is suitable for all fitness levels, ages and gender. We talk to Devorah ...
06 November 2020
My daughter was born in Barcelona in 2012 and I went back to teaching for a few years once she started preschool, but I found the hours and ...
30 July 2020
WONDERBUBZ is an Irish based company founded by Eily Hsu, a busy Mum of two active and curious kids. The company aims to provide a range ...
16 June 2020
Combining her accomplishments as a teacher, coach, therapist, mentor, sacred space holder and her admiration for women everywhere, Niki ...
23 April 2020
MumAbroad founder Carrie Frais reached a milestone this week and shares her thoughts, memories and observations with 50 years under her ...
20 April 2020
As a freelance writer, wife and mother of three young children, Lauren came from a typical suburban life in the United States. Big ...
11 February 2020
Combining her accomplishments as a teacher, coach, therapist, mentor, sacred space holder and her admiration for women everywhere, Niki ...
10 February 2020
Lena Perepelova is a passionate advocate of change in education. It is her strong belief that if the general public had a greater ...
09 December 2019
Combining her accomplishments as a teacher, coach, therapist, mentor, sacred space holder and her admiration for women everywhere, Niki ...
11 November 2019
US-born Andrea Fellman is an online entrepreneur, social influencer, digital marketer and dynamic content creator and has spent much of her ...
15 October 2019
Sallyann Keizer is the founder of non-profit Happynesshub where you can access the free digital package 21 Days to Happiness. She has ...
10 September 2019
"I enjoyed being an expat until I became a mother in Barcelona. Then it was time to go home." Marcela Nievas has written an exclusive ...
10 June 2019
Emma Ruiz is a Gestalt Therapist based in Barcelona. She is passionate about learning and her work has always revolved around education and ...
09 May 2019
Michele Goldin had become increasingly interested in the results that could be achieved at the intersection of dance and language immersion ...
04 April 2019
In March MumAbroad attended the International Women's Day event Make it Happen organised by Costa Women. It was a day of ...
13 March 2019
Midwife Karen Wilmot left the hospital system in 2009 because she had a vision of creating change. Now she works with women online and ...
22 February 2019
Combining her accomplishments as a teacher, coach, therapist, mentor, sacred space holder and her admiration for women everywhere, Niki ...
25 January 2019
Gypsy Westwood is a wedding and family photographer. She was born in Ibiza to English parents and grew up on the island. She still lives ...
05 January 2019
In 2021 Adrienne contributed a chapter to #LivingTheDream: Expat life stripped bare. Grief, loneliness, Brexit, motherhood, identity, ...
14 December 2018
You have always been interested in keeping fit but when and why did you decide to turn your passion into a business? I’ve moved a lot ...