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Is Your Dream Worth The Sacrifice? www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Get the life YOU love

Is Your Dream Worth The Sacrifice?

A year ago my little family and I moved from the UK to Mauritius. And I know lots of people thought “what lucky b*stards!” but what most people don’t know is that this is a journey that Ben and I have been on since the end of 2003. So today I want to share the sacrifices we made for our┬ádream to come true.… Read more

The Grass isn't Greener in Paradise: www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Get the Life YOU Love

The Grass isn’t Greener in Paradise

How many hours have you spent dreaming about how much better your life would be if only you lived elsewhere? Your relationship would be incredible, your kids would be better behaved, you would be the advert-perfect wife and mum. Countless hours I’m guessing. Well I’m here to burst your bubble. I live in paradise and the grass isn’t greener here than in London.… Read more

Comparison is the thief of joy and why you need to stop it: www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Get the Life YOU Love

Comparison is the Thief of Joy and Why YOU Need to Stop it

Are you the Queen of Comparison?

How many times have you looked at someone – a friend, neighbour, colleague, school mum, family member – and said to yourself “she’s got it all, she’s got it made, she’s got such a good life”? And then turned round and compared it to your own life?… Read more

Life without social media: an experiment l www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Get the Life YOU Love

Life without social media: an experiment

Go on. Admit it. You’re addicted to social media and it’s ruining your life.

What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Grab your phone and open Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Pinterest.

Even before kissing the person lying next to you, or saying good morning?

Sound familiar?

Welcome to my world.

Or should I say my old world?… Read more

What kind of a world are we raising our kids in? www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Get the Life YOU Love

What kind of a world are we raising our kids in?

I have written and re-written this blog post over and over again since the horrific events in Nice last week. Words literally fail me and my emotions changed so much over the first few days too, that something I wrote in the morning seemed so wrong by the afternoon.

For those who don’t know me, I moved to Nice as a student in 1996 for a 5 months stint at the university there as an Erasmus student.… Read more

The pain of missing family when you live abroad: www.FranglaiseMummy.com l Happy you, Happy them. Put YOUR oxygen mask on first.

The pain of missing family when you live abroad

I first moved abroad when I was 20 years old. I was doing a degree in French and Spanish, and part of my third year involved me spending 5 months in France and 5 months in Spain. I vividly remember a very emotional farewell at the airport, as two of my uni friends and I headed off on this new adventure.… Read more