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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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How to Know if You’re Ready for Financial Risks

When you’re young and single that trip to Marrakesh sounds awesome, as do more aggressive mutual funds. Similarly, studies have shown that women take less risk once they have a family or even when they feel their decision will have a big impact on someone else, such as their team at work. Here's some expert advice to help you learn to you feel more comfortable with investing your money, depending on your personal situation.
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Join in the Bastille Day Fun With These French Phrases

Vive la France! If you love street parties, July 14th is French National Day (fête nationale), commonly known as Bastille Day in English-speaking countries. It's the mother of all holidays here, so here's some vocabulary to help you get into the spirit!
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Digital Parenting: The Inside Scoop on Screen Limits for Teens (Part 3)

Parents of teens are in the forefront of digital parenting challenges as they live with young people who have grown up in a digital world, who seem fearless as they navigate the digital highway and who display mindboggling ease with swiping, tapping and switching screens. What are they up to online, and what should parents be concerned about?
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Digital Parenting: The Inside Scoop on Screen Limits for Children (Part 1)

The first in a three-part series in which digital parenting expert Elizabeth Milovidov shares the real deal: how insiders on eSafety deal with their own children, the rules that they set and best practices.
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How Good Should Your French Be to Live in France?

From ordering a coffee to dealing with French administration, Author Lizzie Harwood shares her French language savoir-faire with you.
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French Macarons: Learn How to Make Them the Classy Way

INSPIRELLE learns to make French macarons in the prestigious Ecole Ritz-Escoffier cooking school.
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5 of the Best Public Courses Where You Can Learn to Play Golf in Paris

You’ve been thinking about it for quite some time: GOLF. Do you, can you, swing a club and hit a tiny ball across a big lawn? You won’t know till you try. Signing up for a golf lesson is the best way to learn how to play.
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Le Divorce in France: Part 1 – Hard Facts and Painful Truths

Even in a country known for romance, half of all marriages fail. In the first of a three-part series, get valuable tips on “le divorce” in France.
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The Ins and Outs to Legally Rent Out Your Paris Apartment

Ever get that suspicious look when mentioning you rent out your Paris apartment? I mean, you have an apartment in Paris and you’re paying for it. Isn’t what you do with it your business?