Packing boxes on lawn outside house.

On why the First Year is the Worst Year for Expats

I can tell the kids are tired and ready for a break.  For the last couple of weeks, getting them up for school has been increasingly tricky.  At the weekend it felt like herding slugs just convincing them to get dressed head out to the supermarket.  I know I'm ready for a break.  I'm feeling … Continue reading On why the First Year is the Worst Year for Expats

Which School? An Expat Parenting Dilemma

Parents everywhere want the best education for their children.  However, when you move to a different country every few years, the decisions, trade-offs and problems multiply. An Expat Dilemma American School? British School? French School? German School? Local School? Home School? Boarding School? Anywhere-that-has-a-place-for-my-child-School? Which school is the right school? This is a conundrum faced … Continue reading Which School? An Expat Parenting Dilemma