Surviving and Thriving as an Expat Mom

What do you do when “at work” “at home” and “at school” all collide in your living room? Imagine managing that scenario in another country.

As you can imagine, COVID-19 wasn’t even a thought when I decided to embark on expat life with my daughter, but it surely gave the incentive to take the leap sooner than later.

Through trial by fire, I’ve stumbled on a few tips to keep the plates spinning on all fronts.

  • First, are you organized? Going paperless should be your first step well before you hit the road.

  • Second, how are your calendar management skills? Online tools have helped to lighten the load so that I get a little bit more sleep.

  • Finally, do you have a support network? I’ve created a list of helpful resources for mompreneur expats to maintain your sanity.