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College in Europe vs America: 9 Ways They’re Different

Recently, I consulted with an American family planning a move to Spain. Specifically, we were discussing education options for their oldest daughter. She would be in 10th grade on arrival. Their main concern? How an international move during high school would impact her chances of going to college in Europe. College in Europe? The families… Continue reading College in Europe vs America: 9 Ways They’re Different

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Moving Our Family Overseas: Two Years of Expat Life in Spain

https://player.acast.com/5cac8e6ff08339e732709ad1/episodes/expat-family-life-in-spain-an-honest-assessment-after-two-ye?theme=default&cover=1&latest=1&fbclid=IwAR0eSrl_yKHwQmrcsr3dHJ55TMScE0dO-PrzYOlAcElpoBIBmGmmkSjukTU Moving our family overseas was something my husband and I had always talked about. Like, from when I was pregnant with our older child. Yet that vision lingered in the background for most of our kids' childhoods. Finally, the time had come. Our sons were 8 and 12. Act now on our dream of… Continue reading Moving Our Family Overseas: Two Years of Expat Life in Spain

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Moving to Spain as an American Family – 7 Tips for a Smooth Transition

Moving to Spain as an American family will be one of the most formative experiences of your children’s lives. (And yours too!) And yet, your move abroad will present many hoops to jump through. Hoops unique to moving to Spain as an American family. Hoops that many EU expats might get to avoid. First off,… Continue reading Moving to Spain as an American Family – 7 Tips for a Smooth Transition

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How to Move Abroad as a Family: 7 Tips For Choosing a School

My husband and I had always wanted to move abroad as a family. It turns out, we were clueless about the entire process. At the start, for example, we weren't even sure what country we wanted to live in. Secondly, even after we honed in on Spain, we realized we knew absolutely nothing about visas.… Continue reading How to Move Abroad as a Family: 7 Tips For Choosing a School

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Living Abroad for a Year as a Family: How We Moved to Spain

My husband and I had always dreamed of living abroad for a year as a family. In fact, we'd talked about it before our first child was even born. And yet, this notion to move our kids to a foreign country had never really coalesced beyond the idea stage. Notably, we hadn't even thought about… Continue reading Living Abroad for a Year as a Family: How We Moved to Spain