The end of 2018 was a rough one for me. You see, my mother passed away on November 12th after a long battle with her heart condition and complications of diabetes. She was 86 years old and lived to see her great great grandson!
When it comes to relocating with children, things can get a little hairy. It's hard enough to take on the transition yourself and assimilate to your new surroundings, when also having to support your children emotionally and mentally for the shock they might encounter....
Okay yes, living the expat life is an exciting adventure! There are so many rewards in living abroad and experiencing new cultures, people, food and learning more history of the world we live in. It broadens our minds to new ways of thinking, not only about what is aro...
Over the last two decades or so, before my expat journey, I've been on a path to finding my own personal freedom. Freedom of negativity, judgments, fears, low self esteem, relationship issues and everything else that did not serve me.
For those of you women expats supporting your partners abroad (aka; trailing spouses) you can find yourself with nothing but a whole lot of time on your hands and this can be liberating and also frustrating.
Liberating because it's a wonderful opportunity to expl...
92% of all trailing spouses are currently in a relationship
72% say they gave up their previous careers
65% agree that they don’t like being financially dependent on their partners
51% are often expected to organize and execute all aspects of moving and living abroad
Everyone has a goal, or two, but how often do we really follow through with those goals and make them a reality? We either get caught up in our busy lives and feel that we don't have the time, or we don't know how to get started and keep ourselves accountable.