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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!
Speed Coaching Event INSPIRELLE

INSPIRELLE Hosts Unique Speed Coaching Event in Paris 

INSPIRELLE's first Speed Coaching event gave the Parisian expat community a unique opportunity to connect with some amazing, English-speaking coaches.
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So You Want to Start a Book Club…

The "rentrée" is a clever French word that describes back-to-school, back-to-work and the beginning of fall all in one. With kids and jobs returning to a regular schedule, it’s also the perfect time to start new projects. Like your very own book club.
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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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Online Dating Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

So you’ve dipped into the arena of online dating. But now you’re teetering on the edge ... can you trust the virtual profile? Here are some red flags and undesirable behaviors to be on the lookout for in order to avoid the undesirable dates.
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6 Essential Tips to Boost a Student’s Budget in Paris

For young adults, Paris doesn't have to cost a fortune. Check out these helpful tips to maximize a student's budget and make the most of the city.
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15 Important Things to Know Before Becoming or Hiring a Nanny

Are you thinking of becoming an au pair or nanny as a way of traveling to France or finding work? Or are you an employer seriously looking for that special someone to take care of your most valuable possessions: your children? Here are some things both sides should discuss before the deal is done.
home buyers

How to Attract Buyers to Your Home in a Competitive Market

Whether your home is in the city of light, the French suburbs or the overseas colonies, you need to charm, to surprise, to dazzle buyers. But how do you turn a showing into a buyer’s obsession in a competitive market? Our Paris based real estate expert explains how to make buyers line up at your door.
rude French people

Don’t Let Rude French People Spoil Your Day

The French, with their dazzling history, can behave vis-à-vis everyone as if they know everything about everything! Etiquette coach Marie de Tilly shares insights on French attitude and tips on how to deal with rude French people.
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Help! I’m Getting Divorced! What Do I Do About the Money?

Avoid financial woes after getting divorced with these helpful tips from Justine Trueman, a specialist on expat women and money issues.