A portable home

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Creating a feeling of ‘home’ Whether as an expat family, a trailing spouse, or an expat child growing up in more than one place, as you move from one new home to the next quickly creating a feeling of ‘home’ in a new place is vital. As a child I … Read More

#HomeToUs photo competition winner

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Home to us

Winner announcement! Many congratulations to Eleanor McCallin in The Netherlands who has been chosen by Becky of Little Wolf Illustration as the winner of ExpatChild’s first photo competition. The winning photo is … Thank you for all your entries, I’ve really enjoyed seeing your lovely photos. If all goes well, … Read More

Last call for photo competition entries!

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What does ‘home’ mean to you? Share your pictures of ‘home’ and be in with the chance of winning a beautiful, personalised illustration and a Trunki™ suitcase for your child. Thank you to all who have already contributed to ExpatChild’s first photographic competition. What you need to do Simply upload … Read More

Ten commandments for expats

Carole Hallett MobbsExpat Life, Quotes3 Comments

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Advice for expats I’ve tried to find out where the following ’10 Commandments for Expats’ originated, but cannot. Therefore, I share it here with gratitude to whoever originally posted it online so we can all enjoy and contemplate the great advice. Thou shalt not expect to find things as thou … Read More

International students

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Expat students Let’s catch up shall we? So we’ve got a quarter billion living abroad and it’s comprised of the most diverse population imaginable. Most recently we’ve sussed that, on the whole, ‘the kids are alright’, but we could do with raising awareness about unaccompanied young immigrants, as shown in … Read More

A New Expat Directory

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Rebuilt and redesigned After launching the expat business listings a few months ago, it quickly became obvious that the layout afforded by this site wasn’t going to work for an expat directory. So, I have created a brand new website for the directory listings! It is still part of ExpatChild, … Read More

Photo competition! What is home?

Carole Hallett MobbsNews & Articles4 Comments

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What is home? ExpatChild is excited to announce its first photo competition! Share your pictures of ‘home’ and be in with the chance of winning a beautiful, personalised illustration and a Trunki™ suitcase for your child. #HomeToUs What is ‘home’ to you? We know that it is an emotive and, … Read More