How to help your child settle in a new school

Adjusting to a new normal You’ve made the move, unpacked, started your new job and your new life! It’s an exciting time – but there are still some

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International child abduction: An overview

Parental child abduction This article deals with the most common form of child abduction – parental child abduction. A parent is not permitted to make a unilateral decision

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International adoption

The recognition of foreign adoption orders Adoption is a wonderful way of expanding your family and offering a lifelong home to a child in need of a loving

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Impact of divorce and separation on children

How to help your child cope with divorce and separation It is estimated that 1 in 3 children in the UK are likely to experience parental separation before

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Travelling with kids – the legalities

Taking your children on holiday abroad With spring in the air this time of year is when people’s thoughts turn to their summer holidays with families and children.

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The little legal checklist for moving abroad

Top 10 legal questions to ask before moving abroad We have taken the top ten questions we are asked (although there are many more) to help international families

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Moving abroad with teenagers

Negotiating the minefield of teen angst To do this tricky subject even the tiniest bit of  justice we first must consider the question we all ask ourselves at

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How to choose a kindergarten or pre-school overseas

Choosing a nursery, kindergarten or pre-school abroad If you are moving abroad with toddlers / pre-school-age children, you’ll find that helping them adapt is much simpler than moving with

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Repatriating with family – and dog

Moving back home as an expat family – and dog Sara continues her repatriation journey. Sara, her husband and their three children – Janie aged 14, Felix aged

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Raising a bilingual child

Raising a bilingual child doesn’t have to be a big deal The best way to raise a bilingual child is to talk a lot and worry very little.

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