Taking Route: Finding Your Parenting Style In Between Cultures

Taking Route: Finding Your Parenting Style In Between Cultures

  The ladies (Denise and Alicia) at Taking Route have a great podcast up and running if you are looking for a new podcast to listen to about life abroad. When they approached me to chat about the Knocked Up Abroad series, I was super excited to share my story about how living in Sweden has had a profound influence on my approach to parenting. Denise has six (6!) children abroad (I don't know how she finds time to put together a podcast) and we connected right away. We both love allowing our kids to play unattended and our lives abroad have reduced our "nervousness" in our approaches to parenting. (We also both harbor an unnatural hatred for Pinterest, but that's another story.) Be sure to follow Taking Route on Instagram for more of their great content including Denise's awesome passport hack. Also, Alicia from Taking Route is knocked up abroad again herself—and she uses that term!—and I love it when women refer to themselves...
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Contributor Chats With Melissa Uchiyama

Contributor Chats With Melissa Uchiyama

  Contributor Melissa Uchiyama (and her three-month-old daughter, Lana) took time out of their busy day to have a casual chat about life in Japan and the things that she wants to accomplish in the near future. In this podcast (our first ever "podcast"!) we discuss: How language is the key to unlocking all interactions abroad The beauty of quick births Blending cultural traditions Melissa's plans to grow as a writer Her ideas for the future of Knocked Up Abroad How readers can support the Knocked Up Abroad community (hint: leave an Amazon review and then lend/give your book to a friend) Pledge today to support Melissa and the other 25 contributors of Knocked Up Abroad Again on Kickstarter (there's not much time left!) Listen here or on SoundCloud: ...
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