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A collaboration of thoughts and experiences of this Canadian family of four, as we try to find the lighter and funnier side of almost everything while we temporarily live on the other side of the Atlantic in Milano. More Info

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Little Expats

Little Expats

Eight days a week.

May 5, 2015 by MommaF

Woah. Been a while since I wrote on this expat website. Hows’ your expat day coming along? A few things have changed for me since I published last. For starters,… Read more…

Categories: Momma's break, Travel

Pencil full of lead.

October 7, 2013 by MommaF

It appears I decided to take the summer and now September off from blogging. In early July I packed up the kiddos and we jetted across the Atlantic to enjoy… Read more…


July 2, 2013 by MommaF

In the beginning, there were four provinces-Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec (which those two together, were called the Province of Canada). This ‘beginning’ took place on July 1st… Read more…


May 25, 2013 by MommaF

I began this post with freshly manicured nails as I sat facing backwards in a speedy train that was whisking us back to Milan. We decided to use up a… Read more…

Designs on you.

April 8, 2013 by MommaF

Welcome back to me. It’s been a while. The sun is coming back and so is my motivation and hence, my time management. Weeeee. When we first moved here in… Read more…

Say Goodbye.

February 27, 2013 by MommaF

At the beginning of January I decided to end a relationship I had been heavily involved in for a few years. As it goes, sheer boredom got to me and… Read more…

From Finner.

January 30, 2013 by MommaF

Clearly I have lied about trying to post an entry every week. If I get an entry twice a month, I will consider that a success. How do you ‘mommy… Read more…

One Head Light.

January 30, 2013 by MommaF

Due to a glitch in my time and such, this entry never got posted in December. Pretend you are reading it in December so that it makes sense. Read on… Read more…

The Magic Bus.

November 29, 2012 by MommaF

As is my true style these days, I start entries what feels like a long time ago, and then I dabble in them a little bit when ever I get… Read more…

Let me sleep beside you.

November 1, 2012 by MommaF

Sometimes I picture heaven to be a place where there is a colossal, circular switch-board in a massive room, operated by different ‘agents’ in different sections of the room. These… Read more…