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4 tips to help with transitions for children

Being a parent we have to deal with 101, sometimes 1001 transitions a day with our children. Whether it is getting them up and to school or childcare in the morning, moving them from technology to the dinner table or the bedtime routine to name just a few.  These all require a lot of patience […]

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Where do expats belong?

One question that I have been asking myself a lot recently, is where do I belong?   I have lived in the UK most of my life, but leaving there to live abroad in Australia nearly 15 years ago, then Costa Rica and now Spain.  I am relatively used to the feeling of not belonging […]

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Festive Season or Christmas

A Totally Different Festive Season

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah or not, there are a number of things to get your head around the festive season when living abroad.  There is no year that this has been truer than this.  But, not being in your native country can be an amazingly enriching experience, whilst bringing up some mixed emotions. I […]

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