Author: American French Mom

  • The Best Apps to Learn French: Tested by an Expat

    The Best Apps to Learn French: Tested by an Expat

    Heading into 2021, I am continuously thinking about the best apps to learn French. Learning French by app is the way I’ve learned French thus far. As an American Expat living in France, it’s been my go-to method of learning. I know what you’re thinking, how can you possibly learn French via an app. Well, the […]

  • Do the French Hate Halloween? American Invasion to Blame?

    Do the French Hate Halloween? American Invasion to Blame?

    Do the French Hate Halloween? American Invasion to Blame? Halloween in France. All Saints’ Day. La Toussaint! Oh, where do I begin?  My relationship with Halloween is one of a curious nature. I grew up in a small Christian town in Pennsylvania with six sisters. Needless to say, my parents always had their eyes on us. They […]

  • American mom’s first two weeks living in France during Lockdown

    American mom’s first two weeks living in France during Lockdown

    American mom’s first two weeks living in France during Lockdown. How this U.S. family handled living in France during confinement? There’s something quite daunting about moving to a foreign country. There are many unknown variables, and then you toss in a countrywide lockdown. As a U.S. family residing in France during confinement, I did my […]

  • 4th of July in France for an American Expat

    4th of July in France for an American Expat

    Celebrating the 4th of July in France this year is an exciting and daunting event. The holiday is only 10 days before Bastille Day (Fête Nationale). Therefore, a small part of me feels bizarre, attempting to celebrate July 4th for Anglophone. Moving to a new country makes you question if you should leave some of “your” […]