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6 Steps to Wean Your Children (and You) from Digital Toys after the Summer

Over summer your family probably spent more time connected than they usually spend during the school year. But there is no reason to panic or to feel guilty. You can transition back to school and back to work in a painless manner with a digital detox!
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Mind Your Money: Wake-Up Calls for Expat Women

Moving to a different country means a lot of things. It means a new environment, potentially a new language, and new routines. It can also mean a very different financial picture and arrangement for the family. How can we handle these changes, which can potentially have a long-term impact on the family's overall financial well-being and retirement planning?
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6 Professional Tips for Taking Great Smartphone Photos

Oops! Missed that once in a lifetime moment on camera? Out of focus or out of frame? Betcha you thought taking photos on your smartphone was supposed to be a no-brainer. It is but taking GOOD photos needs some knowledge of what your mobile phone can do for you. Professional photographer Alexis Duclos shares his best tips for taking great photos on your smartphone.
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Internet Age Restrictions: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

My 9 year old is jonesing for a smartphone. And a YouTube account. And an Instagram account. And a Facebook account. I have explained to him ‘Not yet’ in terms that I think he now understands. I told him simply that he has to wait. He has to grow-up a bit. Age restrictions exist for a reason.

5 Valuable Tech Tips to Create Your Own Website The Easy Way

These days, creating your own website is a far cry from how it used to be. Alannah Moore's new book "Create Your Own Website The Easy Way" is your guide to taking the DIY path, and it's full of inspiring examples, resources and tips to help you create your own brilliantly professional-looking website.
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5 Amazing Apps to Help Keep You Organized

Women on the go are multitaskers and appreciate all the help they can get to organize their busy lives. In today’s world, apps can make a big difference in gathering information, facilitating jobs and saving time. There are hundreds of new apps appearing on the market today. Which to choose and how to use? INSPIRELLE helps our readers download with our 5 top smart app picks.

INSPIRELLE Hosts Unique Speed Coaching Event in Paris 

INSPIRELLE is hosting its first Speed Coaching event on March 7, 2017 to give our online community a unique opportunity to connect with some of the amazing, experienced English-Speaking coaches in Paris.
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Living the Ideal Lifestyle in Paris on a Budget

An American student gives her tips and tricks for living her ideal Francophile life to the fullest while navigating Paris on a budget.
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Everything You Need to Know to Register for Races in France

I ran my first French race less than two weeks after moving to Paris. I didn’t speak a word of French and I didn’t know any fellow runners, but I knew that participating in a local race would help me feel at home in this new city.
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Dream Jobs: My Journey to Becoming a Pastry Chef in Paris

Growing up, the Cordon Bleu was the holy grail of cooking schools. It was the school that had been around for more than 120 years, where my hero, Julia Child, had gone before changing the face of American cooking in the1950s. I thought of it in awe – about the French chefs barking out orders, the smell of butter, and pans flying about.