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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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Pourquoi Princesse? Why Are There No Dresses With Car Motifs for My Daughter?

Meet the expat mom, feminist and founder of Pourquoi Princesse? on a mission to create a world for her daughter and son where they can access the same opportunities.
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Power Up with Pilates in Paris and the Suburbs

Pilates is a great way to kickstart a body and life change. INSPIRELLE reached out to two of its favorite instructors to talk about the benefits and their approach.
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French Insults: What are they, how bad can they get and how to react?

Ever been insulted on the streets of Paris? These tips from a former police officer can help keep French insults from ruining your day.
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My Long and Winding Road to Finding Work in France

An adventurous British expat recounts the unexpected twists of her trials and tribulations on her journey to finding work in France.
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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.
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How to Host a French Dinner Party – When You Can’t Cook

Even if you don't know your confit from your cassoulet, you can host a French dinner with style by following these easy-to-master culinary tips.
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Tech Tips: Choosing the Best System to Build your Own Website

Just a few years ago, building your own website was a highly technical matter. These days, there are numerous systems that make building your own website a breeze, even if you have no technical knowledge whatsoever.

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.