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Moving with Children

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Moving house, Global Mobility, Children
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Are you moving overseas with your kids? Moving with children can be complicated because they may not immediately understand the reason for leaving. Make sure they are well-prepared and can adjust to their new home easily. InterNations helps you take the right steps to ease your kids’ transition. Moving with children is often very ...

How to Get Your Child Talking about Their Day

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Family, Children
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We all want to hear about our child’s day—what they did in the playground, who they sat with at lunch, whether they understood what was going on, and, most importantly, whether they had a “good” day. So we frequently ask, “How was your day?” In response, we often get grunts and shrugged shoulders. As ...

Making a success of Family Relocation

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Global Mobility, Family Friendly Companies, Family, Europe, Employee Benefits, Children
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It seems straightforward to move an employee to a different country, but making a success of relocation is about so much more than logistics. At a junior level many employees view an expatriate posting as a prize. Without families or dependants to worry about they are often happy to ‘go local’, meaning they are employed on a ...

Starting Nursery – how to prepare your child

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, starting pre-school, Moving house, Family, Children, Childcare
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Starting nursery school is a big step for both children and their parents.  For many it will be the first time they have regular and substantial separation from each other and in addition it marks the beginning of the child’s path towards increasing independence. This often gives rise to mixed feelings in both: children have ...

Family Life in Frankfurt

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Global Mobility, Frankfurt, Family, Europe, Children, Childcare
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Frankfurt am Main. Bankfurt. Mainhattan. The nicknames for Germany’s financial hub aren’t very inspiring, and it’s true that Frankfurt did use to have a reputation for being, well, a bit boring. However, times are changing, and there are several things that may surprise newcomers to the city. Frankfurt Facts Firstly, Frankfurt...

Not Underestimating the Power of Networking

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Work life balance, schools, Career
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Networking doesn’t stop when you become a parent. In fact its power becomes even more important. Parental Choice asked Louise Websiter, founder of Beyondtheschoolrun, for her views on networking: “Sometimes I think we underestimate the power of our networks and yet when becoming a parent there is never a more important...