Monthly Archives: January 2011

Love and ambition: Making the school choice for expat children

It can be a real headache for parents moving abroad: Which particular school, which school system, and which language do we choose for our expat children’s learning environment? Besides all the naturally given circumstances such as country, surrounding language, and … Continue reading

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Starting at a new school: Expat kids, part 2

We already touched upon the benefits of moving abroad for expat kids. But one thing is looking back at what you’ve accomplished, another is being in the middle of becoming an expat: You’re visiting possible new schools, talking to teachers, … Continue reading

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Piece of cake or tough luck? The expat spouse work dilemma

How hard can it really be? Or is it actually the hard part of it all? I’m talking about finding expat spouse employment, often the tricky part of going anywhere. Cause is it just something you do? Or does the … Continue reading

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Any benefits of moving abroad for expat kids?

Uprooting the family, creating expat kids We already talked about the reasons for moving abroad; money or adventure, a better life or a career choice. Whatever the reason, when you’re moving abroad with kids, the decision no longer has an … Continue reading

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