Life My Story

Category: Life My Story

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
06 November 2020
Moving to Spain   I came to Barcelona in 2011 with my husband and 1-year-old. I’m originally from the UK but, having lived and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
By Adrienne Walder Adrienne Walder is a British teacher who has been living in Hong Kong for the past five years with her husband. She ...
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
My name is Sarah Gemba. I'm 39 and I have been living in Seville permanently for about 15 years now. I studied in Seville in college and ...
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 ...
25 July 2018
Angelika Heinbach, owner of Mosaiccos, talks to MumAbroad Life about her passion for Gaudi's architecture and design why she set up her ...
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 ...
02 March 2018
Heritage Tony’s parents were Italian born but settled in the UK when they were teenagers. They meet in Preston and married in Coventry ...
22 January 2018
Amy Odaro spent 9 months in Marche, an eastern Italian region, in 2016 with her husband and young son. Here she talks to MumAbroad Life ...
21 November 2017
Are you thinking of relocating to Italy, but do you feel unsure, anxious or worried about how to go about it? Have you recently arrived are ...
08 September 2017
I am an architect with a passion for art, but like most mothers of my generation, when it came to choosing between a badly paid job and ...
04 September 2017
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 ...
22 August 2017
My story begins at the end of 1971 when a handful of international students were invited to a low-key informal party hosted by the air ...
18 August 2017
My name is Joy Voelker. I am an American Midwestern at heart, a New Yorker in attitude and ambition and a Spaniard by choice of ...
21 July 2017
Diane Serra has worn many hats, including Interior Designer, Accessories Designer, UX Designer, Web Designer, Web Developer, Content ...
05 July 2017
My story has been known to give people vertigo… If you know my history you might say it was inevitable. My mother was born in Havana, ...
20 June 2017
British mum and entrepreneur Amanda Paterson shares her story   I was brought up in Kent, studied French and Spanish at Exeter and ...
16 June 2017
Diane Serra has worn many hats, including Interior Designer, Accessories Designer, UX Designer, Web Designer, Web Developer, Content ...
30 May 2017
Jane moved to Barcelona in 2003 after spending 8 years in Egypt and completing her Doctorate in the Role of Women in Egyptian film at SOAS, ...
24 May 2017
Andrea lives in small town in the north of Perugia with her husband and their twin daughters born in 2000. They moved to Italy when the ...
04 May 2017
Roya Shahr-Yazdi has a German mother and an Iranian father. She was born and grew up in Berlin. Roya moved to the UK to study at the ...
26 April 2017
Hi, my name is Onke Truijen and my husband Glenn and our two kids, Zwaantje (little Swan) and Wester (wind from the west) moved from ...
24 April 2017
Teenage life in the Italian countryside   How would you describe the area you live in?   We live in a very small village ...
20 April 2017
I'm from Vancouver Canada where I lived most of my life. I was working in the field of architecture and design and in the Spring of 2016 I ...
31 March 2017
Arrival   We first came to France in September of 2008. My husband, then a post-doctoral fellow in Colorado, was offered the ...