Expat Moms

Welcome to Expat Moms! Having children in a foreign country is never easy. Hospitals and doctors have different ideas about pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. You don't always have a large network to help and support you like you would at home. Plus we and/or our husbands have demanding work schedules which may include a lot of travel. And how can we include our family and friends back home when we're so far away? Join this group to get help and support from other moms that are far away from home. Ask questions, share your funny stories or just vent! Tell us a little bit about yourself when you join: your children and their ages and where you're living right now!

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Any other expats in SubSaharan Africa?

Just wanted to see if there were any other expat women living, working and raising children in sub-saharan Africa. I'd love to share experiences with you. We are not...

Started by Kim on 01/20/2012 in Expat Moms

Last update on 09/23/2014 by Sundae

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Moms with school aged kids in Singapore??

Hi all just wondering if anyone has experience with the school system here...a bit frustrated never realised it would be this difficult just to enter the public school...

Started by Tiya on 05/05/2010 in Expat Moms

Last update on 08/12/2014 by Andrena Yeoh

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Moms in Lebanon

Just arrived in Beirut a week ago with my 18 months old boy. I would love to meet other moms with children.

Started by Marta on 04/26/2014 in Expat Moms

Last update on 04/26/2014 by Marta

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Iron supplements for babies

Here in Denmark it is recommended by the child nurse to give iron supplement drops to babies from 6 months. This is not something they advocate in Australia, instead...

Started by Samantha on 02/28/2014 in Expat Moms

Last update on 03/13/2014 by Nelly

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I feel trapped :-(

Does anyone else feel trapped abroad? Am I living a dream? I try to make the best of my time over here but still miss my family and friends so much. It can get very lonely at...

Started by Christine on 01/24/2013 in Expat Moms

Last update on 01/31/2014 by Ruth

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Need baby travel tips?

Just wrote a post about traveling with a baby and or toddler. Not easy especially with the holiday season arriving. Best of luck to all the Mummies out there....

Started by Karyn on 11/10/2012 in Expat Moms

Last update on 11/10/2012 by Karyn

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Want to connect with Moms in Lebanon?

We're a fun moms' group "Moms in Lebanon"- You can find us on the web and on Facebook. Locals and Expats, Interesting articles and fun discussions! Join us!

Started by ZHR on 10/05/2012 in Expat Moms

Last update on 10/05/2012 by ZHR

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New to Expat Moms

Hi everyone, I am an Expat Mom in Nicaragua. I am a mom to an almost 8 month old daughter and I've been living abroad for about 3 and a half years. I am looking forward to...

Started by Sarah on 07/13/2011 in Expat Moms

Last update on 09/03/2012 by Tamsin

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homeschooling abroad?

Are there any expat moms out there who are homeschooling their kids? I am thinking about it for next year, when my little guy would be 1st grade. The international schools here...

Started by Anne on 06/27/2011 in Expat Moms

Last update on 01/09/2012 by Leah

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Living in the UK

Hi All, I'm new to Circle of Moms (what a great idea!) and am a new mummy as of June this year. I'm an American living in the UK and have started a blog about my experiences...

Started by Life Of An Expat on 10/12/2011 in Expat Moms

Last update on 10/12/2011 by Life Of An Expat

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How to cope so far away from home?

It's hard having a baby far away from home! How do you stay in touch with family and friends? Have you built a new network in the country you're living in? How do you best cope?

Started by Heather on 11/14/2008 in Expat Moms

Last update on 06/03/2011 by Anne

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Culture Shock

Wondering if any of you ladies experienced major culture shock in moving abroad, and how did you deal with it? India is totally - TOTALLY different from the United States in...

Started by Kim on 03/08/2009 in Expat Moms

Last update on 05/31/2011 by Sheila

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Introduction from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hi all, I'm really happy to find this group! I'm Rachel and I live in Rio de Janeiro. I have two little boys who were both born here. My husband is Brazilian and my boys kind...

Started by Rachel on 05/18/2011 in Expat Moms

Last update on 05/18/2011 by Rachel

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Anyone in Morocco, Egypt or Tunisia?

My partner and I are looking to move to one of these countries and we'd like to hear from people living there already.

Started by Wendy on 08/30/2010 in Expat Moms

Last update on 08/30/2010 by Wendy

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Air travel tips??

Now that the holiday season is upon us, many of us will be going home for the holidays (including me!). Please share any great tips or lessons learned from your past experiences...

Started by Heather on 11/14/2008 in Expat Moms

Last update on 09/04/2009 by Krista