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MumAbroad’s YouTube Channel

Welcome to MumAbroad’s YouTube Channel where we chat to English-speaking women relocating to Europe, namely Spain, France, Italy and Germany,  about everything from lockdown and relocation to multilingualism and education. There are many challenges to face for any family or individual on their relocation journey. We hope to be able to allay some of those fears by sharing tips with those who have done it. We have also been talking to headteachers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, therapists, business advisors and many more experts in specific fields. Please subscribe to the MumAbroad Life YouTube channel and turn on notifications to ensure you don’t miss out!

You can also subscribe directly to MumAbroad founder Carrie Frais’s podcast ‘The Soundtrack to My Life’ and ‘Notes on Leadership’ on her Mixcloud platform 

If you prefer the written word, go visit our blog page for more relocation interviews, QnA’s with experts, entrepreneurs and specialists in their field in Spain, France, Italy & Germany.

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Find a babysitter in Barcelona with expat-focused The Nanny Line

We talk to Josi van Ogtrob Sambou, Founder of The Nanny Line, a multilingual online agency where you can easily find your perfect babysitter in Barcelona. Experienced and enthusiastic nannies and babysitters offer support to families in Barcelona as well as Madrid and Ibiza in your home, hotel or event,…

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Women’s Wellness Retreats in Barcelona with Shine. Sparkle. Radiate.

Niki Moss Simpson, Founder of Shine. Sparkle. Radiate., is an accomplished intuitive guide and healer offering a range of women’s wellness retreats just outside Barcelona. Niki is passionate about empowering women and girls to be the most vibrant version of themselves, through coaching, workshops, retreats & holistic therapies. She is…

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How to make a successful expat blog with Jacqui Brown in western France

We talk to Jacqui Brown, creator of successful expat blog The French Village Diaries. In this video interview, Jacqui shares with us her passion for all things French, about her blog on living in southwest France, and her love of reviewing books set in France. Jacqui lives in western France…

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Annabelle Reyes, Founder Spanish and Lessons in Madrid

We talk to Annabelle Reyes, mother of two girls and founder of the boutique language agency Spanish and Lessons in Madrid, about what makes a good Spanish teacher, her specialised teaching style ‘Inmersion Madrileña’ and the importance of community. [1:30] MumAbroad: You have a specific way of teaching, which is…

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How to start a business in France with Valerie Aston

We talk to Valerie Aston, mum of three teenagers and a business advisor based in Normandy, about how she helps expats start a business in France. She founded Start Business in France in 2009 to help English speakers create and manage their small businesses, and provides a range of services…

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Fiona Catchpowle, Founder The Menopause Directory

We chat to Fiona Catchpowle, founder of The Menopause Directory. Four years ago Fiona started blogging about her own experience of the menopause and the menopause vibe she created on social media over the next couple of years won her an award at the UK & European Social Media Marketing…

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Speciality Coffee in Barcelona – Super Coffee & Food in Barcelona

Christine Collinge is the founder of Super Coffee & Food, providing speciality coffee in the El Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou region of Barcelona city. The cafe sources local ingredients as much as possible, while choosing quality single-origin coffee beans with low environmental impact. Customers can also purchase healthy…

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Maternal Health services in Milan with Kalila Community

We chat to Kathy Moulton, Cofounder of Kalila Community, a centre for women and maternal health in the heart of Milan. Kalila Community offers birth courses, yoga classes, breastfeeding support, midwifery and a range of massages and therapies for women through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Kathy is a Canadian, British…

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Parenting Coach Denise Suarez in Madrid

We chat to parenting coach Denise Suarez, founder of Con Cariño. Denise is based in Madrid and also offers her services online. She works with parents who would like to improve communication with their children for a more enjoyable parenting experience and finds solutions that work for the whole family….

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Professional Coach & Trainer Sandra Gliffe

We talk to Sandra Gliffe, Founder of Entre Parentheses. A successful senior manager in a global top 50 NASDAQ leader, Sandra left the corporate world to become a professional coach and trainer, certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She is passionate about helping people to land the job they…

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Why an international education is important with Senida Kiehl

We talk to Senida Kiehl about why an international education is important, as well as the concerns expat parents have when finding new schools abroad. Senida has a wealth of knowledge as an expat, an educator and as a parent herself and gives advice here to parents just starting out…

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Benefits of social media as marketing strategy with Shaw Marketing Services

We talk to Georgina Shaw, the founder of Shaw Marketing Services on the Costa del Sol, about the benefits of social media as marketing strategy. Georgina is a British mum who has made her life in southern Spain, founding Shaw Marketing in 2008, and she works with high profile clients…

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