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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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Work Life Balance: Put On Your Own Oxygen Mask First!

Expat women have a crazy amount of balls juggling in the air. It’s not a bad thing, really. My schedule is crazy and every time I keep it balanced, I give myself a huge pat on the back. But, trivia time: What happens when you worry about getting the oxygen mask on someone else before yourself?
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Tech Tips: Choosing a System to Create an Ecommerce Site

Planning to launch an online store? Website expert Allanah Moore continues her tech tips column this month with a focus on choosing the best platform to create your website or blog with an ecommerce focus.
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5 Great Health and Fitness Apps

Here are five great mobile apps designed to help encourage you to lead a healthy and active life.
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Try a Financial Detox to Empower Yourself in the New Year

The New Year is the perfect time to try a financial detox – a chance to pare down and learn you can be happy living on less.
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Let’s Talk About Wine with Hélène Goble

When you live in France, which is one of the world’s largest producers of wine, there’s always more to learn… and (the part we enjoy most) to drink! That’s why we’re introducing you to Hélène Goble, a wine expert who was probably born with wine in her blood.
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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?

Can I Afford to Retire Comfortably in France or Anywhere Abroad?

Finance expert Justine Trueman offers tips to help you figure out where and when you can afford to retire without losing your quality of life.
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5 Essentials for Surviving a Hot Parisian Summer

With the Parisian summer finally here to stay, check out these top 5 products to keep you cool when the temperatures rise.

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.