• La Piccola Agency Marketing Clinic

    Are you a solopreneur or small business owner abroad? Struggling how to market or position your business? In a new series for Mumabroad, Emma from La Piccola Agency heads up a Marketing Clinic to address those challenges. In this first feature Emma provides 10 practical tips to writing great website copy.

  • Your baby and sleep

    “The challenge is to know and recognize when your baby is mature enough to develop his own healthy and independent internal sleeping skills. Around the 4 month mark most babies work on a big developmental milestone which affects their sleep as well.”

  • Interview with Sue Aitken, founder of Blackhen Education

    “To be truly bilingual, I believe a child needs to be able to read and write in both languages, as well as to be able to speak both. By being fully bilingual children have more options. If they decide at a later date to work or study in the UK, having recognised English language skills is a definite advantage.” Sue Aitken

  • Interview with Barcelona-based English-speaking women’s health specialist Dr Victoria Howe

    English-speaking women’s health specialist Dr Victoria Howe talks to MumAbroad Life about stress, hormones, the menopause, digestive health and a new diagnostics and prevention pack designed specifically for women at the new Turó Park Medical Centre in Barcelona.

  • Carolina Harboe – mother of 2, kinesiologist & nutritonist

    “When pregnant, a woman’s diet should be designed to provide the “building blocks” for the baby, to help her with all the changes her body is going through and to keep her balanced and harmonious.”

  • Changing schools does not have to be a stressful process for parents or children

    “When we were searching for an alternative for our daughter, we heard a lot of opinions, including conflicting opinions, about the same school. While one family loved a particular school, another family hated that same school. The thing to remember is that every child is different, every family is different.”

  • Personal well being

    “Your own body will tell you what you can and can’t manage. As a general point working out is a very personal thing and it will be far more effective to choose something you enjoy – and will therefore keep doing.”

  • Barcelona Well Woman Centre

    “From 35 weeks, acupuncture is used to help encourage the baby to engage, to ripen the cervix and to prepare for an efficient delivery. It also strengthens mums body, mind and spirit to have an easy post-partum recovery.”

  • Olivia Cerezo of Barcelona IVF

    “Spain is the country in Europe where most people from abroad come to carry out an IVF treatment, and most specifically, Barcelona. One in 3 egg donation treatments in Europe is carried out here. This is due to various factors, of which three stand out; the legal conditions (egg donation is allowed, and donors are anonymous so there are more of them), no waiting lists, and the price (it is less costly).”

  • Interview with Joanne Burns, Head of ES International School, Barcelona

    “The campus of ES International School is located within the world-class sports facilities of the Academia Sánchez-Casal, which provides high performance tennis training and physical conditioning. Sports are an essential part of the curriculum.” Joanne Burns, Head of School

  • Networking and cost effective marketing for small businesses

    Georgina Shaw, founder of Shaw Marketing Services on the Costa del Sol, gives her advice on setting up a small business in Spain, key ways to network and cost effective marketing.

  • Family Photographer Elena Kloppenburg in Milan

    “I have always been drawn to portraits, they just interest me more than landscapes or photos without people in them. What I love about the portraits I do is that I get to capture special moments in the life of a family which will will be so precious to someone for a long time.”