My Story

Category: My Story

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 ...
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 home, ...
09 March 2020
"Ever since I was little I used to spend after school time at my mom’s studio first watching and then started helping out with the ...
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 ...
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 ...
26 February 2019
Jess Watson had her life turned upside down when she discovered that at the age of 45 she was pregnant with twins. At that time, her eldest ...
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 ...
27 November 2018
Yasmina Old lives north of Girona in the Alt Emporda region. She runs workshops empowering people to take care of their health naturally, ...
22 November 2018
Mallorca has been the home to female Celebrant Glynis German for over 30 years. She was a recording artist for 15 years and since 2014 has ...
16 November 2018
A while ago, I wrote about my experience as a foreign parent when my daughter started school at three years old in the public system here ...
30 October 2018
Sara Gemba tells us about living in the south of Spain. Sarah's Story   My name is Sarah Gemba. I'm 39 and I have been ...
02 October 2018
Alison has lived in France for 13 years with her husband and 2 daughters. She joined the Girl Guides as a volunteer in 2013. She is now ...
23 July 2018
It takes a village to raise a child, it has very often been said. In Spain, I’d argue it takes a city. A country, even. And just what ...
06 June 2018
Penelope Olij-Perez, co-founder of Mimoun relocation agency, believes what truly differentiates an excellent relocation expert from simply ...
28 May 2018
So. It’s been six months now since the start of this adventure, and a journey of life-changing extremes. To explain: for those of you who ...
03 May 2018
Kiersten Pilar Miller is founder of The Milk Bar and Bellies Abroad based in Rome. The Milk Bar, created in 2009 was a store and meeting ...
17 April 2018
Piero Faustini is a Music and Performing Arts Sciences Graduate from the University of Bologna, and has a PhD in Music Science from the ...
09 April 2018
Katja lives with her husband Malte and two girls in New York City. They left their native Germany to live in the USA in the summer of 2016. ...