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As an expat mother who lived in Singapore for nearly six years, I never actually had to worry about cooking, grocery shopping, laundry, cleaning and keeping the house organized.  As part of the Singaporean expat culture, most families like us hired full time, live in, domestic help.  So when we learned, early in 2011, that […]

When you have a child with special needs, your entire decision to relocate abroad may come down to whether you can find a school to accept him. All international schools have the right to accept or deny children at their discretion. Before you accept your expat posting, you need to make sure your child can […]

From the moment you decide to have a baby, the worry starts. I remember being nervous throughout my entire pregnancy, yet retaining the false hope that once the baby was born, I could relax. Boy was I wrong. It’s only after delivery that the real anxiety begins. And actually, it never ends. As our kids grow […]

Over the last couple of years it has proven to be increasingly difficult for children with special needs to gain entry into international schools. Those who do get in often find support services very limited. As a group of educational consultants based in Singapore, it was difficult to sit back and watch this happen. There […]

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