It is possible to be fluent after living in France for a year but highly unlikely unless certain conditions are met. Even then there are no guarantees.
My response to the hate mail I get from individuals telling me I am a bad parent for taking my the kids on a family gap year to live in France; I left the really nasty ones out. Come read what ignorance and intolerance looks like.
Why bother travelling with young children? They won’t remember anything! It’s too much work to travel with kids, besides they won’t appreciate it! These are just some of the sad things I’ve heard people say about travelling with children. My response is, you don’t know what you are missing and if you truly believe this than you […]
When was the last time you did something that scared you? Something that was completely out of your comfort zone? I’m not talking about painting the walls in your bedroom hot pink or eating at that dicey Mexican joint down the street with questionable meat. I’m talking about doing something of epic proportions- life changing! […]
Believe it or not! People hook up on vacation and fall in love all the time. Unfortunately, relationships started on the road, usually don’t last very long. They either end soon after the trip ends or they fizzle out over time when the starry eyed lovers try to maintain a long distance relationship from opposite sides […]
Are you curious about what preschool is like in France? Do you plan on spending some time in France and wonder if French preschool is right for your child? Here is a peak into what school is like for my daughter and my thoughts. Update 2016- I wrote this post during the first 2 years […]
what’s the big deal? Playmobil came out with a toy that caused many people to fly off the deep end, especially parents. The toy is the “Playmobil Security Checkpoint Play-set”. The playmobil security checkpoint playset is no longer being sold, probably because of all the negative feedback but I did happen to see a used play-set […]
How do you travel indefinitely if you aren’t rich and have kids? Katie and Jeff are two Californians with itchy travel feet. If they had their way they would travel indefinitely or at least until that itch to travel goes away. Find out how they currently travel and how they plan to make the dream of Full-time […]
You know that expression “ A Day At The Beach? ” It implies that something is easy or simple right? We spent a day at the with our kids at a beach in Le Pradet in the South of France in the Winter. It should have been fun and easy but it wasn’t. To me that day […]
“Look Mommy, my tooth is loose”.
My daughter isn’t waiting for the tooth fairy. Instead she is waiting for the “Tooth Mouse”. Find out what other strange tooth customs exist.
Rather than give you the typical destination guide full of museums, I decided to give you 15 reasons we loved visiting Nice. You’ll find this list especially good whether you bring the kids, you’re travelling solo or you’re looking for a romantic getaway. Most are Free or very low cost. Nice has so much to […]