Articles Tagged 'Raising British Children'

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7 Ways to Make Your American Kids Feel British

British expats, if you had babies here, I hate to break it to you: They’re Americans. Nevertheless, they’re also British by descent. Having two passports, however, doesn’t alter the fact that your burgeoning offspring might seem a little like aliens—albeit adorable ones—as they grow into syllable-slurring, corn dog-chomping yanks. There’s not much you can do […]

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8 Reasons to Raise British Children in America

Possibly, it was around the time you had babies — or were contemplating it — that you last considered moving back to the U.K. And that’s totally understandable. Healthcare is free and adoring grandparents are readily available for date night babysitting. That said, there are plenty of positives to bringing up children in the U.S. […]

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Back-To-School Shopping in America: A British Parent’s Survival Guide

It’s back-to-school time in the U.S. The stores are full of discounts, the aisles full of pens, pencils and erasers (pronounced with a soft “s” by the way, and not a “z”). Fortunately, many American kids don’t have to wear a school uniform, so there’s no second mortgage for a new blazer or worse, finding […]