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Carole Hallett Mobbs
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What age do kids start school where you live?

What age do kids start school? This chart shows official school starting age of compulsory education around the world. A vital tool for expat families.
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Let’s end this year with a bumper-sized article with a full 26 pieces of advice for making the most of your move abroad. It’s a whole A to Z of expat life 🙂

In this A-Z guide you’ll find links to useful resources and articles talking through many of the different considerations/decisions about expat life.
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Nothing quite goes as planned! #expat #repatriation
A glimpse into the life of an expat family preparing to move back home to the UK and all the trials and tribulations they experience on the way.
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The Moving Overseas Bullet Journal from ExpatChild #bulletjournal #bujo #relocation  
Bullet journal for moving house. ExpatChild has created a very special Moving Abroad Bullet Journal to help you plan and organise your overseas relocation!
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Selecting local schooling for your expat child
The benefits of your expat child attending a local school often outnumbers any drawbacks. Especially if you will be staying in the country for a long time.
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The best way to raise a bilingual child is to talk a lot and worry very little.
Want to raise a bilingual or multilingual child? The key is to talk a lot and worry very little! Read on for lots more information and tips for success.
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We don’t like being called a ‘trailing spouse’!
How to protect your identity.
When we move abroad for our partner's job, it's easy to lose sight of our self and identity. We look at how this can happen and how to grab your life back.
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It’s all the little things involved in living abroad that you don’t expect or anticipate which are the hardest to deal with.
In expat life little things are more challenging than big things. We can prepare for the moving abroad bit. But we cannot prepare for the living abroad part
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-Have you had enough of moving house /country every couple of years or so?
-Do you feel like throwing in the towel and heading home?
-Has it all just got too much?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you, or your loved ones, may be suffering from expat burnout or, to use another phrase, change fatigue.
Expat burnout and change fatigue. Had enough of moving every couple of years or so? You're not alone! Read on to find out more and how to deal with it.
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How do you get hold of those ‘must-have’ Christmas gifts when they aren’t available where you live?
Holiday shopping for expats. How do you get those 'must-have' Christmas gifts when they're not available where you live? A solution to keep everyone happy!
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Extra challenges for the expat partner
Challenges as a trailing spouse or accompanying expat partner. Going abroad as a partner is very different from going abroad for your own job.
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A repatriation journey - a new series of posts to allow us a peek into how an expat family manages their return home...
Sara is sharing her repatriation journey with us in a new series of posts to allow us a peek into her life as she and her family manage their return home.
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The boarding school option - Your Expat Child
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Most expat parents dream of finding their children a good local school but sometimes a boarding school back in the UK is the more appropriat

Find a school in Dubai - Your Expat Child
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Finding a school in Dubai is very difficult. There is a shortage of school places so for those contemplating a move there forward planning i

How US expat taxes impact your family abroad - Your Expat Child
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Top 4 things families moving abroad should know about US expat taxes When you move your family overseas, there are dozens (hundreds!) of thi

15 ways to beat jet lag - infographic
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Travel and holidays can be marred by jet lag. There is no magic pill to prevent it, but there are plenty of tricks to stop it ruining your h

Expat well-being and health - Your Expat Child
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Expat happiness: helping you understand jet lag, culture shock and issues specific to expat life. Homesickness and how to settle into your n

Expat teen - parent relationships - Your Expat Child
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Expat teens can experience difficulties - tips to help maintain your relationship by recognising where problems may lie.

Preparing to move abroad with kids - Your Expat Child
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Moving overseas with your children? How exciting! Start your journey here with many practical articles to help smooth your journey to expat

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Adjusting to expat life Life is rarely a straight line. Despite my own neurotic push for things t...

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Why learn a new language? If you move abroad to a country which speaks a different language, then...

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How to make the most of your year ahead Happy New Year! I hope you had a lovely Christmas and ...

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What can a second language do for you? Find out what learning a new language can do for you! Ro...

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How to experience Christmas overseas Christmas is swathed in cultural and family tradition so liv...

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10 tips to help you move abroad with your kids Help turn your kids’ relocation transition into a ...

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How to receive a rounded education, and be admitted to a top university Question: Why, as recen...

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