Carrie Frais and Jane Mitchell are the Brits behind popular website www.mumabroad.com. Both are based in Spain and are fine writers. Last year they decided to reach out to other expatriate mothers in places such as France and Australia and ask them to tell their stories in the anthology that became #LivingTheDream. This is no… Read More Jo Parfitt Reviews #LivingTheDream
Beyond Surviving – living and parenting abroad with a partner who works away from home Rhoda Bangerter You moved away to be closer together.But now you’re further apart than ever. Your partner’s job opportunity in another country seemed like an exciting idea, but lengthy work assignments mean you’re holding down the family fort – alone.… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad – Out Now!
Join Rhoda Bangerter and the Summertime Publishing team behind the creation of her new book: Holding the Fort Abroad. Rhoda Bangerter is a coach for solo parenting expat mums in long-distance marriages – a topic she knows intimately after 15 years living a global life in an intercultural marriage, while raising third culture kids (TCKs).… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad – Virtual Book Launch
Join author Sara J. Simons and friends on Zoom at the virtual launch party for The Art of Transition – a Creative Process for Managing Change on Tuesday, April 13 at 7pm MDT or April 15 at 10am MDT. Expect fun and lively discussions!
Knowitall.ch interviews Paul Vanderbroeck, co-author of HERE WE ARE: The International Career Couple Handbook. Q: What is your favorite chapter/quote you wrote and why? A: It’s a quote from one of the successful ICC’s we interviewed, it’s about communication within the couple: “The foundation of our couple is so solid that we never need to… Read More The International Career Couple – Interview with Paul Vanderbroeck
“As an expat living in Spain for 14 years, this book resonates in a way that other accounts don’t. It speaks to the slices of life, good and bad, that people don’t think or talk about enough, when they envision living abroad and it hit home in a very powerful and real way.” Sam Mednick… Read More Great Reviews for #LivingTheDream
“Not only a must-read book for every expat with a travelling partner, but it should also be a job description option on LinkedIn!” Mariam Ottimofiore, author of This Messy Mobile Life “A powerful self-help guide needed in a space where solo-parenting is not openly talked about enough.” Navine Eldesouki, founder of Coffee with an Expat… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad – What the Experts Say
When Canadian Karen Patterson decided she needed an adventure, life took her to Beijing, China where she experienced such highs and lows she might as well have been on a rollercoaster. A woman with a knack for spotting a business idea a mile off, never too scared to take a risk, Karen was responsible for… Read More Jo Parfitt Reviews Taking on China by Karen Patterson
Beyond Surviving – living and parenting abroad with a partner who works away from home Rhoda Bangerter You moved away to be closer togetherBut now you’re further apart than ever Your partner’s job opportunity in another country seemed like an exciting idea, but lengthy work assignments mean you’re holding down the family fort – alone.… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad – Pre-order Now!
Australian Louise Ross has lived abroad since the mid ‘80s and her current home is Portugal. Her book, Women Who Walk, shares interviews with 20 expatriate and immigrant women, about what led them to Portugal. The sequel, The Winding Road to Portugal shares interviews with 20 men. Read why Louise moved, what she has learnt through compiling these interviews… Read More Brightside Story Studio Interviews Author Louise Ross
Expat life stripped bare Edited by Carrie Frais Grief, loneliness, Brexit, motherhood, identity, belonging, single parenthood, rootlessness, drinking culture and integration are just some of the issues tackled in a series of powerful stories written by ten women on the challenges of expat life. In one of the first books of its kind, these women reveal… Read More #LivingTheDream