“Rather than going through the motions and just accepting things, without making an effort to change and adapt, you can embrace your inner child and get out there.”
Learning about the new culture and engaging with your new community can help children to adapt and have a smoother transition.
Granpreneur Michaela Hansen, founder of Granny Aupair, matches older ladies looking for the chance to travel, with families from around the world as ‘granny au pairs’.
“Our kids have gone from being English speakers, to German speakers, to French speakers and now back to English speakers. I realise that this is probably quite unusual, but it has given me some insight into the learning of languages, and what slumbers inside them.”
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“I couldn’t live without the amazing network of women and friends I have here! There is something about being so separated from home that somehow makes us depend on each other so much more.”
“Interested moms find doulas online or by word of mouth. The first meeting is usually free, giving everyone the possibility to see if they ”click” together. By asking many questions, the parents will find out if the doula’s skills and experience are what they are looking for.”