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Does your child struggle? Is that a bad thing?

June 10, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

“I don’t want my child to struggle.”   Have you said it?  I have.   No parent wants his or her child to suffer.  No parent wants his or her… Read more…

Categories: For You, Parent Tips

Labor Pains

May 7, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

It was nine in the evening when I thought.…this could be it.  I had been having sporadic contractions for the last couple of days but they were never consistent.  … Read more…

Categories: Spain vs. USA

Be The Example Part II

April 17, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

The Spaniard called me into the living room.  ”Watch this,” he says.   He gets down on the ground next to our son and does several push ups   One… Read more…

Categories: Parent Tips

When you’re an American, but aren’t

March 27, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

So you’re American but you live in Europe.  You’re quite happy with adopting longer lunches and carrying a fresh baguette under your arm on your way home from the local… Read more…

Categories: Spain vs. USA

Be the example

March 15, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

The Spaniard called me into the living room.  ”Watch this,” he says.   He gets down on the ground next to our son and does several push ups   One… Read more…

Categories: Parent Tips

Be Part of the Movement

March 9, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

“Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It… Read more…

Categories: Parent Tips

My First!

March 3, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

Do you remember your first?   Depends on what I’m talking about right? Okay, let me rephrase that!   Do you remember that first when you really accomplished something?   That first… Read more…

Categories: For You

The Bilingual Battle

February 21, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

My friend Kirsten is German, her husband English and they live in New York.  The Spaniard and I went to visit them at their home for coffee.   Upon entering their apartment,… Read more…

Categories: Parent Tips

Happiness

February 15, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

Sometimes you don’t have to say anything to describe happiness….. Taken by Fernando Montero.  He was in Retiro Park (Madrid, Spain).  A semi-professional photographer who captured these moments and asked… Read more…

Categories: For You

Motivation

January 24, 2013 by Karyn Gorman

Spanish Honesty…   (Everything has been translated.  Believe me, it didn’t sound better in Spanish)   My mother in law:  Who does Eric looks like?   Me: I’m not sure. … Read more…

Categories: Spain vs. USA