Finding Your Feet in Chicago, by Véronique Martin-Place

You won’t get lost in the Windy City with this down-to-earth guide in your pocket. New in town? Relax in the knowledge that everything you need to help you settle into to the USA’s third largest city with your family is here. Written by an expat wife and mother, Véronique Martin-Place, you can be sure no corner of the area known fondly as The Loop has been unexplored. Topics include:

  • How to find the right school for your child
  • How to find the right place to live
  • How to make friends and have fun
  • How to make the most of your host city

Find Véronique’s blog here
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“Your go to guide to discovering all this family-friendly city has to offer. Martin-Place’s tried and true advice will make you feel like a local in no time!” – Cindy McCarthy, Chicago mom of two,  founder of

“Incredibly helpful and informative guide for expat parents who find themselves relocating to Chicago. How I wish that even I, an American from birth, had been able to find a book like this before I moved to Chicago with my family!” – Wendy Widom, partner at

“This book is all you need. Finding Your Feet in Chicago will help lessen the anxiety that often comes with such a move.” – Toni Summers-Hargis, author Rules, Britannia and blogger at


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