Knocked Up Abroad
Heartwarming and emotional stories of pregnancy, birth, and raising multicultural kids from around the world.
When my husband and I moved from Manhattan to Paris in 2012, we didn’t anticipate much in the way of culture shock. We were moving from one big, international city to another. No big deal, right? Wrong. Culture shock hit us hard. My husband struggled to navigate the intricacies of his workplace in a second […]
One of the best things about having a baby with someone you love? Your little bundle of joy is lucky enough to be half you and half your partner—whether by nature, nurture, or both. When you look into those big twinkly eyes, you may just catch a glimpse of your better half. Of course, your […]
Over the past six years, we have become a murky blend of less-American-but-not-quite-Swedish. We’ve kept some of the old but mostly, we have embraced the new. The differences between January 2012 (back then) and January 2018 (now) are stark. Stark also conveniently translates into “strong” in Swedish. The changes in us are noticeable only when […]