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 best to enjoy all the obstacles as they arose. After all, I survived lockdown in a New York City box, so the next two weeks were bound to be a delight.  Read my previous post, “Moving homes in 2020 is a Hott Mess”, to see…

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Moving Homes in 2020 is a Hot Mess

Moving homes in 2020 is a Hott Mess. Changing apartments in NYC is Trainwreck! Moving apartments this year should have been simple. I’ve changed residences in NYC more than I like to admit. Relocating houses is a stress-inducing procedure, peeps. Packing with a baby and dog in tow is equivalent to walking barefoot on the hot cement. Now you add a sprinkle of stay-at-home-orders, quarantines, lockdowns, and COVID-19, and you’re asking for a move from hell.     The trainwreck of moving apartments New York City is not for the faint of heart. It’s a city full of what I…

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Indoor Baby Activities in the South of France

  Reevaluating Travel Plans   I never thought I would have to worry about Indoor Baby Activities in the South of France. We are the type of family who loves to travel with our baby despite how difficult it may be. However, travel came to a crashing halt with the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the South of France. The Delort’s had to reevaluate our travel plans quickly. We ultimately decided to stay at home with our little one vs. moving to France at our original departure date. Quarantining indoors meant having to find indoor activities for our baby. It’s…

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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 wafs of sweet-smelling pie seem to wash away all the anguish; however, there’s something that never seems to get easier, especially with the holidays! TRAVELING WITH A BABY! I used to think the hardest task in life was traveling with my beloved Coco Bacon. This…

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Top 10 Airbnb & HomeAway French rentals in Montpellier

We are all guilty of searching for rentals in the South of France. I’ve spent most of my childhood dreaming of laying out on the beach with the sun on my skin with Southern France as my backdrop. My Google search bar was cluttered with french rentals in Montpellier. Followed by Top Airbnb Rentals in Montpellier and more recently Top 10 HomeAway Rentals in Montpellier. ” Next thing you know my Facebook is showing ads for French rentals in Montpellier. Oops. Coucou! If you’ve been reading American French Mom, you know I love everything about the South of France. Between…

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