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life after the Paris attacks

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Executive and teen coach Jane Mobille shares her reflections on life after the terrorist attacks on Paris in a touching poem.
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Man in the Kitchen: A Moveable Feast for Unmoveable Times 

After a long winter, and a litany of bad news – from political turmoil, to terrorism alerts, and the Brexit – what does a person do? Host an al fresco dinner to reconnect with friends and the simpler things in life, of course!

Child Bullying: How to Help Your Child Stand Up for Himself

Your emotions run high: you’ve just discovered that your child is bullied, anger or fear are rising and you want to take action right now! Not so fast....First, find out why & how YOU can empower your child to fight back the bully.
Hopways carpooling

HOPWAYS Provides Innovative Carpooling Solution for Parents in France

When one expat mom got together with two Parisian mothers to start a carpool for their children’s activities, they had no idea it would evolve into a successful community sharing venture called HOPWAYS. Now over 1,000 families in and around Paris use the online service to organize pools by car, foot and public transport to help parents keep up with all their children’s activities.
activities for kids in Paris

The Ultimate Guide to After-School and Weekend Activities for Kids in Paris

Paris is a paradise for children’s activities. To help narrow down your choices, we've curated this guide of the best things to keep your kids inspired and active around the year!

EKIPP: Building a Community, One Extraordinary Kid at a Time

For parents of special-needs children, being an expat can be especially lonely and difficult. Luckily, the EKIPP support network is here to help.
bicultural child

Which School System for my Bicultural Child?

Feeling lost in an education system that's not your own? Find what works for you and your bicultural child with this helpful advice.
Notre Dame

Man in the Kitchen: Notre Dame – For Whom the Bells Will Toll Again

Millions wept as Notre Dame burned. Why was this cataclysmic event so unifying? Ken Carlton remembers how the cathedral's bells tolled for him during his first flirt in Paris.
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15 Best Weekend Brunches in and Around Paris

Looking for a spot for an indulgent weekend brunch with family or friends? Check out our top picks, from the simple to the simply spectacular!
commuter marriage

Man in the Kitchen: Is Commuter Marriage the Way to Go?

Author Ken Carlton lays out the advantages of a commuter marriage and warns which traps to avoid to make a long-distance relationship work.