• Interview with Midwife and Lactation Consultant Gabriella Pacini

    Midwife and Lactation Consultant Gabriella Pacini talks to MumAbroad Life about giving birth in Italy, pre- and postnatal care and the importance of breastfeeding.

  • AuPairWorld – connecting and caring

    “The family invites the au pair for a fixed period of time and treats him or her like a member of the family…..In the context of the au pair placement, the focus is laid upon the mutual cultural exchange between au pairs and host families.” AuPairWorld, the world’s leading au pair agency on the internet.

  • Christian Bale, Caesarian sections and taking control

    “I gave birth to my daughter Millie (short for Miller) in June of 2007 after 9 months of learning how to defend myself from an unnecessary C-section, and there began the greatest adventure of my life.” Kiersten, Owner & Founder, Bellies Abroad

  • Music Together in Barcelona

    The Music Together® philosophy and method can be applied to very different ages in the preschool years, so we mix babies with toddlers and kids till 5 years old (always together with adults). You’ll often find siblings of different ages in the same class. (Piero, founder Music Together Barcelona)

  • The Harold Acton Library in Florence

    “The Harold Acton Library has developed a varied children’s collection over the years and we now have a children’s section in the library with picture books, patterned concept books, rhyming books, fables and books for kids and young adults which are kept in the cosy children’s room of the Library with a beautiful view over the river Arno.”

  • Interview with Louise Morrison, Founder of Antenatal Online

    “We have had a really encouraging response. People welcome the fact that the site is offering an alternative to face to face classes – not everyone is comfortable in a class environment.” Louise Morrison

  • Obtaining a Mortgage in Spain

    “The main challenge is finding the right bank to suit your profile. Bank products and eligibility criteria vary considerably and one bank may be appropriate for one client and totally unsuitable for another.” Kevin Monger of Mortgage Direct gives the lowdown on getting the best possible Spanish mortgage

  • Interview with Joan Koenig, founder of L’Ecole Koenig – The American Conservatory

    “I reach out all over the world, and try to find the brightest and most creative people out there!” – Joan Koenig on selecting teachers for The Kindergarten.

  • Italians Do It Better

    “Fitting in like a local is all about observing them well, learning the language and customs and trying your best to get as close to their dolce lifestyle as possible – always maintaining your own values of course.” Sophie Charlotte, Life Coach

  • Interview with Russell Dean, founder of Quiropractic Remedy

    “I particularly enjoy treating families; there is nothing more satisfying in clinic than seeing three different generations of the same family coming in for their regular check-ups. Through our family packs we help families look after their health. Our mantra is to allow you to Live Without Limits.” Russell Dean

  • Teaching children how to appreciate art

    Viviana Bagnato, co-founder of ART and SEEK, talks about the inspiration behind the educational programmes they offer in English for the communities of Rome.

  • Psychologist Nathalie Salaun on Postnatal Depression

    “We are all different and we have choices. What is important when feeling depressed, is to discuss the treatment options with your doctor and your loved ones and together make an informed decision on what is the best treatment for you and your baby.”