• The Virtual Midwife

    “I grew up hearing birth stories. My mom would get this kind of glow when she talked about birth and she always talked about it in a way that made me in awe of the woman she was talking about.” Midwife Karen Wilmot

  • Applying to American Universities – Part 1

    Part 1 of a 4 part series on how to apply for a place at an American University, by Sandra Cress, a Barcelona-based independent university admissions advisor. (Photo: Connecticut College, New London, CT)

  • 5 Questions to ask an International Removals Provider

    “Be sure to check that packing services are included in your quoted price. For big international moves, ordinary people are generally advised against packing goods by themselves. This is because customs requirements and international rules and regulations apply and tend to be rather complex.”

  • 3 Inspirational Women Who’ve Changed the History of Travel

    On March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day, in honor of the inspiring women throughout history, and in our personal lives, who have paved the way for future female generations. Historically, March 8th commemorates the day that women gained suffrage, or the right to vote in political elections, in Soviet Russia in 1917. Today, March 8th continues to be recognized across the globe as a celebration of the achievements that women have made.

  • Calm after chaos: the surprise twins who turned my midlife on its head

    “While my three beautiful girls may not have the unified family I’d so desperately wanted for them, they have something I believe is far more valuable: a happier, healthier mother whose spirit is strong again”

  • From the north east of England, through Africa and Asia, and on to Barcelona

    “In April 2017 my project; Shine Sparkle Radiate was born as a vision during a meditation, of all my life experiences, training and beliefs and skills. I knew it was my true calling and coming into my crone years, I felt called to use my healing, listening and empathy to help other women, girls and mothers.”

  • Benjamin Franklin International School in Barcelona

    “It is important to BFIS that new families feel a part of our community as soon as possible, providing a quick and easy transition for students and parents. To meet this goal, BFIS provides a Welcome Program designed to help new students and their families make early connections within our friendly and inclusive community.” Charo Rodriguez Director of Communications, BFIS

  • The secret to beautiful skin all year round – by Peony de Sy

    Peony de Sy, founder of The Pink Peony chain of beauty salons in Barcelona shares the secrets of having radiant skin – all year round.

  • Interview with Costa del Sol midwife Anne Halpenny

    “I would like to think I compliment the system. I am filling a gap that women and their partners have needed. I did not like meeting so many fearful women in labour in the hospital where I worked, which was often caused by misinformation.”

  • Gypsy Westwood in Santa Eulalia, Ibiza

    Mother and Photographer Gypsy Westwood talks about life on the Island of Ibiza and the changes she has seen in the past 10 years.

  • Why marketing is important for startups

    If you’re a mum thinking about starting up a business, it is essential to know how to position your business, how to stand out from the crowd and how to build customer engagement.

  • Project based learning and innovative education in a trilingual environment

    Project based learning and emotional education are at the heart of this trilingual school just outside of Barcelona. Head Teacher of Hamelin-Laie International school, Carlos Martinez, talks to MumAbroad Life.