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Being the Foreigner Mom

So often people ask me about my life here in France. What it’s like to live abroad, how are things different here etc. etc. It’s actually a hard thing for me to write about because this is just my normal life. Although I love it, I really love this whole [...]

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Difference Between French and American Schools

Living in France has been quite an experience for me. I have been able to experience a different culture, language, people — it’s been incredible. I wouldn’t change it for the world. One major thing that living here has opened my eyes to is the differences between the countries – [...]

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I’m going on an adventure!

  For the last six years of my life I have been a stay-at-home mom. I have not regretted one second of that time or our decision to spend that time with our kids. Not in the slightest. But now both of my babies go to school, and here in [...]

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Our French Road Trip

So the last couple weeks when I went missing around these parts it was because we took a nice little road trip. See, because my husband plays professional basketball, he often only signs one year contracts. It’s a lot different than the NBA, let me tell you. We’ve been married [...]

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La Belle Vie

The experience I have from living in France is something I have a really hard time describing without using a lot of “awesomes” and “fabulous” and even some “unreals.” It’s just unlike anything I have ever experienced and I am truly, truly enjoying it. The thing is though, I didn’t [...]

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Funny French Mistakes

So most of you know that I am in France right now doing my best to learn the language. If you have ever attempted another language you know it can be super hard and sometimes rather hilarious & even more often embarrassing. There have been quite a few times I [...]

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Raising Tri-Cultural Kids

I get the question a lot whether or not I home school or if my kids go to an American school or if they teach in English at their school. I thought it would be a fun and interesting post to explain our situation. My kids go to French school. [...]

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A little history lesson this morning

It’s no secret that Paris is one of my favorite cities in the world. Granted, I haven’t been a ton of places, but enough to know that I absolutely love it. But I love Amsterdam too, so maybe I just love European cities? There’s just some kind of magic to [...]

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Why I love France

First of all, thank you. Thank you for being so kinda and encouraging and supportive. I can’t tell you enough. I posted a survey the other day and the ones who responded were so helpful and encouraging. I appreciate that. (it’s still open if you’d like to chime in!) It [...]

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Happy Labor Day

We live about 20 minutes from a beach. Now I’m from southern California and my husband is from The Bahamas. What could rival either of those places on the west coast of France? Well, The Bahamas still takes the cake for the best beach, but I must say, not too [...]

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