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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.
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Unravel the Secrets of Seduction in Parisian Charm School

The author of a new book describes the art of Parisian charm that makes French women so alluring and explains how anyone can master it.
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Security Expert’s Top 5 Paris Safety Tips for Women

Paris is one the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Yet nothing can dampen a holiday more than being pick pocketed or falling victim to a local tourist scam. INSPIRELLE has found a sharp security expert who has made it his sole mission to keep you safe in the City of Lights.
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Learn French in 15 Minutes a Day with Frantastique

Want to improve your French through fun, personalized lessons in just 15 minutes a day? Frantastique can help you fit French language and culture lessons into your busy schedule by delivering customized courses straight to your inbox or smartphone.

Why It’s Important for Women to Own Their Money Identity

So, what does your Money Identity have to do with Paris? Well, understanding it will help you enjoy your expat life in Paris to the fullest. If you had to uproot your career to move to Paris, you have probably been wondering, "Now what?" What’s next for me in the City of Lights, money wise? Maybe you are living on your spouse’s income, or your savings, or some temporary jobs, but the point is most likely you are not on your “normal career track” at the moment.
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5 Lessons in French Etiquette and Why Manners Count

Business etiquette and French savoir-vivre coach Marie de Tilly explains how mastering good manners can make all the difference in fitting into French society.
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6 Smart Ways to Make You Feel Wealthy (Even If You’re Not)

When you feel poor, do you tend to splash out even more? Follow these simple tips to help you manage your money better and make you feel wealthier.
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Digital Parenting: The Inside Scoop on Screen Limits for Tweens

Tweens think they're more digitally savvy than they are. Digital parenting expert Elizabeth Milovidov gives advice on setting screen limits for tweens.
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5 Tips to Handle the Onslaught of Visitors to Paris

Every year, approximately 46 million visitors will walk the narrow cobblestone streets of Paris, and when you live in Paris, you sometimes feel like you are personally responsible for about half of them. That may be a slight exaggeration, but it is true that when you live in the City of Light, everyone you know will want to visit at some point, and you’ll find that once the spring season has begun, your spare couch will suddenly become the busiest hotel in the city.
Elizabeth Milovidov. Photo © Alexis Duclos. All rights reserved.

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!