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Moving to Lyon from Australia with my husband and two toddlers was a big deal. But settling them into a new culture takes it to a whole new level. Let's see how I go... More Info

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We are going home…

November 29, 2011 by Sam

I’m sorry for such a long hiatus but we have had to deal with the massive shock of having to leave Lyon so soon. My Husbands job no longer exists and… Read more…

Categories: Kids in France

Surprise! What I didn’t know about France before I came.

October 6, 2011 by Sam

Keep in mind these are my very limited experiences throughout out the central city suburbs of Lyon and on the back of a very bad week of homesickness. I really… Read more…

Lyon life and the Supermarche.

September 22, 2011 by Sam

So things are getting much better. We are busy with school and less tears already,we have ballet class and toddler gym . So I feel like I’m more involved in Lyon… Read more…

L’ecole Maternelle one week in

September 11, 2011 by Sam

I went to write about school on Monday as it was such a positive day. My four year old skipped the way to school and was so excited when she… Read more…

L’ecole Maternelle

August 23, 2011 by Sam

My eldest starts L’ecole Maternelle or Kindergarten  in a couple of weeks and I have no idea what to do… We made the decision to enroll her into a French public school… Read more…

Categories: Kids in France

I told you they have ‘Better Bread’ here…

August 12, 2011 by Sam

I’ve received some great advice and nice comments on how to survive and flourish in an expat situation lately and I thank you. Something that I’ve figured out for myself though, is… Read more…

Make the most of it.

August 3, 2011 by Sam

I’ve been in a bit of a bubble lately. When we first arrived I was excited and everything was new. I was so busy setting up house that I needed… Read more…

Mes Enfants

July 31, 2011 by Sam

Have you noticed how the French relate to children? This was one thing that totally shocked me. I haven’t made up my mind yet if it’s better than in Australia… Read more…

Categories: Kids in France

Do you know what I’m saying?

July 29, 2011 by admin

It’s so easy to be misunderstood when you don’t speak the language. You get the wrong milk at the supermarket, the Real Estate has no idea what you are saying… Read more…

Categories: Say what?