• Interview with Mr Andreas Swoboda, Principal of ICS Madrid

    “The medium of instruction is English throughout….. (but) we adapt Spanish lessons to our students needs, offering different levels in both Primary and Secondary Schools for students native and non-native.”

  • How kids can learn a foreign language quickly

    “It is believed by neuro-linguistic experts that talking to your pregnant belly in a foreign language as well as your native tongue is not only stimulating in terms of neuronal development, but also beneficial in terms of language acquisition in the womb.”

  • Interview with Plastic Surgeon Dr Noemi Gonzalez

    “I recommend not to concentrate just on the price  but much more on the qualification of your doctor and the quality of the products that they use.” Advice from Dr Noemi Gonzalez, a plastic surgeon based in Barcelona.

  • Barcelona Breastfeeding Advice

    Elvira Lopez is a certified Breast Feeding Consultant based in Barcelona. Here she talks to MumAbroad Life about the benefits of breastfeeding, potential problems and when and how to introduce solids.

  • Interview with Health Clinic Director David Donaldson

    “We offer a comprehensive range of clinics for children starting with midwife services and all antenatal care, postnatal care, children’s immunisations, developmental checks and childhood diseases.” David Donaldson

  • Interview with Laura Lockett of deVere Italia

    “The earlier you start planning for it, the better. Do your research and ask for help!! The costs of schools and universities can vary drastically, so ensuring you have the right advice and goals is key.” Laura Lockett on saving for your children’s education.

  • Doula Floriane ‘Flo’ Zitouni, founder of Espace Bien Naitre

    “Women have complex needs during childbirth and the weeks that follow. In addition to medical care and the love and companionship provided by their partners, women need consistent, continuous reassurance, comfort, encouragement and respect. They need individualised care based on their circumstances and preferences.”

  • Preparing your child for school in Spain

    “It is really important, despite any doubts you might have, to keep a positive attitude at all times and to avoid transmitting any of your anxieties to your child.” Education expert Bridget Nelson gives advice on how to prepare your child for starting school for the first time.

  • ODS is taking teenage education to the next level

    Barcelona sets the pace for the renewal of education for teenagers with a new ground-breaking space, that offers new learning methodologies, creative environments and innovative technologies.

  • Interview with Beatriz Carro de Prada, Founding Partner of BRS Relocation

    “The majority of our current clients move because of work commitments. This wasn’t always the case – when I started the business back in 2001 we had a lot of families from the UK who moved to Spain because of the lifestyle. Cheap flights from the UK had just started prompting many families to move to a sunnier country. Also many American families wanted to give their children a European experience and came for a year.”

  • The quick and easy guide to importing your car and other possessions into Spain

    Are you aware of the custom restrictions when bringing your personal possessions into Spain? Read on to find about more importing cars, food products, artwork and antiques from the United States and Canada.

  • 10 tips for shopping safer online

    Shopping online can be fun and convenient but did you know there are ways to keep yourself and your family safe on the internet?

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