Savvy Moms

Savvy Moms

Category Expat Life

Is it a cold, the flu or am I dying?

Paperwork in order …..check plane tickets and housing sorted…..check packing and shipping done…..check When moving to another location, much less another country there are loads of boxes to check and things to do. From making sure your travel and immigration paperwork is in order to organizing actually reaching your location to name a few. However, something that I forgot to think about and I have seen many people forget to

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Our Trip To Paris

I asked my then nine year old daughter, “What do you want for your birthday?” She replied, “Well you asked. You’re not going to like it but here goes. I want to go to Paris for my birthday and eat macaroons next to the eiffel tower.” She had a defiant look on her face waiting for us to tell her no, it’s ridiculous but we said nothing. A week before

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How we sold all (most) of our stuff and moved to Spain

When we decided to move to Spain we had to decide if we wanted to ship all of our stuff, some of our stuff, or none or our stuff. We are a family of four with a house full of “things”. Furniture, electronics, toys, clothes and just stuff we’ve acquired over a lifetime. With any of the above options, it was going to be a job to pack up or

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We Moved To Spain

Hi, I’m Amy. I’m 34 years old with a husband and two kids, Sydney 9 and Ensor 4. We lived in Roswell, Georgia USA and we just moved to Barcelona, Spain. Do we speak Spainsh….No Do we know anyone in Spain….No um….why then. That’s usually the response we got when we told our friends and family we were moving. I understand. We were a whole family living a pretty suburban

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