Life

Category: Life

14 December 2015
Josie McCoy graduated from the MA Fine Art course at Central St Martin's in 1999. Since then she has had solo exhibitions in London, ...
02 December 2015
It’s a difficult question to answer, if we stay in Italy then it’s just the four of us, quiet but full of family fun. But if we go to ...
23 November 2015
I've been trying to write this post for a few days   I've been trying to write this post for a few days now but to be honest, I ...
20 November 2015
With an almost overwhelming selection of reputable International and Public schools across Spain, knowing where to begin your search can ...
16 November 2015
Shootings, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, end-of-the-world predictions -- even local news reports of missing kids and area shootings ...
28 October 2015
Spain remains the most popular overseas property hot spots for British buyers, according to the latest data released by overseas mortgage ...
26 October 2015
Spain is one of those wondrously easy places when you have kids in tow. The folk here just love them, and because they are properly ...
23 October 2015
Michelle Damiani is an American writer and psychologist. Her book about her family’s life in Italy, Il Bel Centro: A Year in the ...
15 October 2015
You relocated from Sweden to Sitges with your family aged 13. How did you feel about the move? What aspects were you most excited / nervous ...
18 September 2015
Aaaaah! Back to School time, you are jumping for joy or sad for the end of summer. But whatever you feel about this time of year one thing ...
18 September 2015
I left my home country almost ten years ago and, after a bit of wandering, settled in Barcelona.  I’ve long known that I won’t be ...
03 September 2015
Spain is the most popular country for Brits aged over 50 who would consider one day retiring abroad, a new survey has found. The survey, ...
26 July 2015
Lying in the heart of Spain, Madrid doesn’t have a coastline so it has had to come up with some clever substitutes for families to while ...
07 July 2015
Michelle Damiani is an American writer and psychologist. Her book about her family’s life in Italy, Il Bel Centro: A Year in the ...
02 July 2015
There are lots of wonderful birth stories but there are also quite a few that don’t go quite to plan. My story is one of those. When ...
24 June 2015
When making the lofty decision to move across the world with our then nearly 2 year old daughter, my husband and I had so many things to ...
17 June 2015
Navigating Paris with small children in tow can be quite the challenge. Just ask any Parisian parent who’s ever had to carry a stroller ...
16 June 2015
Last week I went to see my son ‘graduate’. When I say graduate. I mean the transition from infants school to primary school. A big deal ...
19 May 2015
When we move abroad, our languages move with us. Many parents wonder about their children becoming multilingual, or engaging in new ways of ...
14 May 2015
I have never asked my daughter why MumAbroad was called as such without a sub-title say DadAboard? After all, there is a Father’s Day as ...
13 May 2015
I married when I was forty. It was amazing at that age how many people asked me if we were going to have children. No, I'd say, We're ...
13 May 2015
According to the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (the Federal Employment Agency), one third of people running their own businesses in Germany are ...
30 April 2015
The toughest thing about living abroad is leaving behind your family and all of your friendships that have developed over the years. I’ve ...
30 April 2015
Carrie Jaxon, born and bred in Alabama, has been living in Madrid for nearly eight years and believed she had adjusted pretty well to the ...
13 April 2015
British-born Adrienne Walder spent her formative years in London scaling the career ladder at notorious multi-national ...
10 April 2015
“This is the first survey of its kind in Europe, solely focusing on mothers from the international community” comments Carrie Frais, ...
26 February 2015
Settling into a new country takes time, learning the social pleasantries and cultural ways is part of the process of integration. I have ...
26 February 2015
English teacher turned story teller extraordinaire, Sherry, talks to MumAbroad about the importance of reading to our children from a young ...
01 February 2015
Carrie Frais is the founder of MumAbroad, and also of FiG Communications a creative and copywriting agency. She spent 15 years working in ...
28 January 2015
This week as I careered through Barcelona centre juggling a silly schedule; work, doctor’s appointments, children’s birthday ...
19 January 2015
Elizabeth Heath is an American-born writer, editor and mom. She mostly grew up in Florida. Since 2009 she has been based in a ...
08 January 2015
HENhaus is a volunteer organisation of expat wives and women welcoming English speaking newcomers in the area os Herzogenaurach, Erlangen ...
08 January 2015
I had a mad crush on Sarkozy. No. But I did have a mad mad crush on France that started when I studied in Oxford and first travelled to ...
08 January 2015
Doula Simona Pickhardt is a mother of three, certified Hypnobabies Instructor, Hypno-doula and a registered Naturopath (Heilpraktikerin) in ...
08 January 2015
We are used to moving as my husband is in the British Army; my daughter was 5 when we moved here and this is her 4th home! We will ...
03 December 2014
I love blogs about living overseas and have enjoyed following a few. They have helped me and inspired me a lot. I would say however, that ...
27 November 2014
Lou Melotte, mum, entrepreneur, teacher and long time resident of Barcelona and Sitges, recalls travelling with her young children ...