Awesome Toussaint Holiday Camps for Kids in Paris
Need ideas to keep your kiddos busy over the mid-term break? Check out our shortlist of tried and tested Toussaint holiday camps for kids in and around Paris!
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.
Motherhood Diaries: Take Care of Yourself Like You Take Care of Them
Busy moms are used to taking care of others, but don't forget to use those same skills to take care of yourself on a daily basis.
Meet Genevieve Spicer: Ensuring Seniors Have a Blast in Paris
If you’re thinking of a trip to Paris after retirement or if your elderly parents or grandparents are hitting town for the first time, how best to plan this visit? Meet Genevieve Spicer, who knows how to make sure seniors have a whopping good time in Paris.
What It Means to Live in a State of Emergency Facing Terrorism
For expats whose jobs, spouses or dreams brought them to France, 2015 was a year when one could legitimately wonder whether the pleasures of life in this country were going to be compromised by the increasingly alarming trajectory of violence, and tension, which resulted from the attacks of January and November. The refrain of "they shall not win" could not eradicate a general feeling of unease felt by many Parisians, and not only expats, in the weeks after November 13.
Treasure Hunt at the Louvre: A Thrilling Friday Night Out
Visiting the Louvre museum can seem a gargantuan task, and a bit intimidating for some people. But THATLou treasure hunts make discovering art in one of the world's greatest museums a heart-stopping and fun mission for people of all ages.
Studying Abroad in France: Is it Still a Good Idea?
A study abroad program can be a life-changing experience. Discover why it's still a great idea even in the midst of a pandemic.
What Happened on a Design Student’s Quest to Help a Refugee Camp
For the first few hours in the camp, I was scoping out potential design related modifications to make the refugees’ stay more… adequate? I had come expecting to experience a eureka moment: “I’m going to make this camp so much better, good Design will solve the refugee crisis!”. Boy was I wrong.
Helping My Expat Kids Discover Their Roots on the Ultimate US Road Trip
How to teach expatriated kids where they are “from”? What does it mean to be from a place – especially if you were not born there, have never lived there, but hold the passport, speak the language, and even have the requisite accent? And so was born the fantasy of taking my children across the USA, of sharing with them that quintessential American experience: the cross country road trip.
Teen Coach: It’s Magic When You Really “Listen Up” to Your Kids
How many times has your child felt the frustration of being unsuccessful in communicating to you important information, because you weren’t really listening? And how many times has your child snapped back at you, talked a mile a minute, or shut down, all acts that may be the equivalent of shouting “Listen up!”?