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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.
women and money workshop

Women and Money: Take Control of Your Financial Life

Whether you are a trailing spouse, have a solid income, or you’re starting up a new business, gaining and maintaining financial independence is of paramount importance for all women. Join INSPIRELLE for a unique workshop, led by personal finance coach Yulin Lee, which will empower you with the confidence and basic tools to take control of your own financial life.
Dealing with French Bureaucracy

French Bureaucracy: How to Tackle it With the Right Dossier

Before moving to France, my husband and I had heard horror stories of the French bureaucracy that would torture us on arrival. We encountered our first taste of it at the French Consulate in Los Angeles, then decided to figure out the rest once we got to Paris. I spent hours on the internet preparing for our move hoping to avoid some of the stress. Along the way, I discovered the dossier – an essential for navigating French bureaucracy.
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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.
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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.
barriers to success

Monster Under the Bed: Is Fear Standing in the Way of Your Success?

Understanding your fears, managing your fears, and being willing to push past them to new, exciting, and rewarding opportunities is what results in a life you can truly enjoy.
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Tech Tips: Choosing a System to Create an Ecommerce Site

Planning to launch an online store? Website expert Allanah Moore continues her tech tips column this month with a focus on choosing the best platform to create your website or blog with an ecommerce focus.
French dinner party

How to Survive Your First French Dinner Party

When the French invite you to dinner in their home for the first time, it can feel like passing an entrance exam. French etiquette coach Marie de Tilly gives her sage advice on how to make sure you make the best first impression.

Minecraft: An Epic Cheat Sheet for Parents

If you are the parent of a child aged 5-17, you have undoubtedly heard of Minecraft. The phrase ‘heard of,’ in most cases being a euphemism for ‘struggled with.’ If left unmonitored, your child would pretty much play this video game non-stop and would use seemingly nonsensical phrases that you may have trouble decrypting.