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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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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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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.
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ALP: Paris Opens Its Doors to a New Generation

A journalism student gets a boost of motivation from the workshops and resources of the recently renovated American Library in Paris.
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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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Parenting in a Digital World: The Best Internet Safety Resources

Digital parenting is no different than ‘regular’ parenting and one of the first things that a parent does is memorize the contact information for emergency services. Well my Digital Parenting friends, this post contains all the contact information that you need in the event of a digital emergency in France, the UK and Belgium. And I hope that you NEVER EVER need them.
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Top 5 Essential Tips to Capturing the Best Views of Paris

To help you capture Paris like a pro, photographer Brandie Raasch says to think outside of the box for the best views of the city's iconic sites.
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How to Stay Fit at Home to Fight the War on COVID-19

An expat in confinement in her Parisian apartment discovers how to stay fit with all her favorite trainers now offering free virtual classes.

18 Key Changes in France That Affect your Pocketbook and Lifestyle in 2020

What changes in France can you hope for in 2020? The start of the New Year may bring some important changes to our French laws and pocketbooks.
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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.