Archive for the ‘Family Life’ Category

When moving abroad for work there are many things that you will need to take into consideration, and the impact that relocating could have on your family will no doubt be in the forefront of your mind. Depending on where you are moving to, the decision of whether to take your family with you or […]

According to the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey countries reporting the highest expatriate salaries don’t have the happiest children. In fact, some of the countries with the happiest children rank the lowest in terms of parent salary. This goes to show that what children relocating abroad need, isn’t necessarily related to money. The countries rated the highest […]

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 […]

We’ve found most expats are pretty keen on social media, given how useful it is for shrinking the distance between loved ones and helping them connect with others living similar lives. In fact there are countless expat bloggers and tweeters who focus almost solely on their personal experiences. However most of them are adults. Or […]

Despite being one of the most expensive places to live in the world, expats rave about Singapore. CNNGo’s Aimee Chan recently wrote a piece featuring interviews with several Singapore expats trying to pin down the appeal. The families she spoke with all highlighted the family-friendly environment, touching on topics from safety to cultural adaptation.

HSBC’s 2010 Expat Explorer Survey found Belgium the top destination for expat kids, based on the quality of childcare and education available. The survey noted that Belgium scores particularly well when looking at the cost of raising children, with half of Belgium-based expats (50%) agreeing that the cost of raising children has reduced since relocating. […]

Expat Kids offers information and tips for professionals working with expatriate children and families moving abroad. Our practical tips help families deal with challenges such as international schooling cultural adaptation managing pregnancy and birth while abroad

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