Author: American French Mom

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    5 Ways to Master Your Valentine’s Day: Easy French Inspired Ideas

    I decided to write about the 5 Easy way to master your French Inspired Valentine’s Day because I normally am not the type of person to celebrate Valentine’s Day. I don’t yearn for flowers (I am allergic, but that’s a story for another post). This time five years ago I would be sitting at home […]

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    Rescue Dogs: Adopt Don’t Shop, Coco Bacon finds her forever home

    Planting the seed early, rescue dogs rule! Rescue dogs are the best! Adopt don’t shop, are the words I remember hearing when I was a little girl. Everyone on the block had a pet. Mr. Jimmy had three or four cats for sure. The twins who lived further down had two Great Danes. My best […]

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    Becoming a US Citizen: A Frenchman turned naturalized American

    Can anyone understand the French Accent? Everything Yannick knew of the States had come from what saw on television as a child. The music he listed to was American. The popular T.V. shows and movies were American. The clothes I think they were French actually. Needless to say, when Mr. French (Yannick) arrived in the […]

  • Travel Checklist for the south of France: Montpellier

    Travel checklist for the South of France: Montpellier

    Before I moved to New York in 2015, I never left the US. The furthest The Bird had traveled was to Disney World, and that was done in a car 😆. My then-boyfriend turned husband sprang the idea of visiting his family in Montpellier, France sometime in February 2016. Oh goodness… only a few months […]

  • Essential Baby Travel Guide. A Holiday Road Trip Edition
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    Essential Baby Travel Guide: Holiday Road trip Edition

    The holiday season is a magical time of year no matter who you are. Yes, it can prove to be stressful with extended families coming into town, the dreaded political debates, or the fact that your twice removed cousin has forgotten where they parked their car 😅. Yes, the smells of savory food and lovely […]