Empower

Empower
creating your own website or blog

The First Step to Creating Your Own Website or Blog

Do you want to create your own website, or start a blog? Whether ou’re already up and online with your own website or blog, or you are just testing the waters Alannah Moore will introduce you to tools that will make your life easier, techniques that will make your website stand out and present you, or your business, to maximum advantage.
Black History in Paris

Exploring Black History in Paris with the First-Ever Virtual Black Paris Experience

The Covid pandemic motivated one American expat to create the first virtual Black History tour in Paris to teach students and tourists of the rich history of Black Americans and Africans in France.

10 Smart and Easy Cleaning Tips for a Healthier Home

Could the air in your home be harmful to your health? Follow these environmentally-friendly and economical cleaning tips to help you have a healthier home!
rude French people

Don’t Let Rude French People Spoil Your Day

The French, with their dazzling history, can behave vis-à-vis everyone as if they know everything about everything! Etiquette coach Marie de Tilly shares insights on French attitude and tips on how to deal with rude French people.
nanny

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.
house swap

Tips for a Transcontinental Year-Long House Swap (What?)

Moving, like most anyone knows, is a complicated matter. Especially when there isn’t a big corporate entity helping you out. When you swap your home with someone else for an entire year it becomes even more complicated. For anyone considering a year-long, transcontinental house swap with your family, and largely without outside support, then this is the post for you!
women investors

It’s True! Women Really Are Better Investors Than Men

Many studies show that women investors actually win out in the investment world when compared to their male counterparts. Should that surprise us?
Black-owned businesses

Time to Shine a Light on Black-Owned Businesses in France

Upset by scenes of police brutality worldwide, an African-American expat says protests are good but supporting Black-owned businesses in France is better.
French insults

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.