I was an expat wife

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I was an expat wife
Although now back in Canada, Maria was born in England, raised in Canada, has lived in France twice, Australia and Singapore! So although a Canadian repatriate, we've decided her blog is worthy of listing!
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  • How long after repatriating will I start to feel "at home" again? 2 months ago The burning question asked by every expat facing re-entry (and every repat in its throes) is this: “How long does it take?” It’s a good question, but it’s tough to answer definitively, for a couple of reasons. First, every expat … Continue reading →
  • Reinvention and adaptation 2 months ago Well, hello there. I know it’s been a while, and I owe you an apology for walking out on you with no explanation. It wasn’t my intention to stay away for so long. But you know how it is — … Continue reading →
  • Defining repatriation 1 year ago “Don’t assume,” the saying goes. “It makes an ASS of U and ME.” Well I don’t know about U, but ME is feeling pretty ASS-like at the moment. I’ve been ploughing through the results of my repatriation survey, and it’s … Continue reading →
  • Re-entry: expectations vs. reality 1 year ago When I decided to write a book about overcoming the challenges of repatriation, I knew I’d have to talk to repats about their experiences. I wanted to get an accurate picture of re-entry — the good, the bad, and the … Continue reading →
  • Help me write my book! 1 year ago I’m not much of a multitasker. When I decided to write a book on overcoming the challenges of repatriation, I told myself I’d continue to post regular updates on my blog. Ha! Who am I kidding? I can’t even walk … Continue reading →

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Website Reviews » There are 3 reviews on I was an expat wife

Aisha Ashraf
00:29 AM December 04, 2012

So glad this blog made it into the Canada list! Maria has come full circle, repatriation is often part of the expat deal and it's particular challenges shouldn't be overlooked. With well-researched feeling-rich content I Was An Expat Wife is a reliable source of information for those living the expat life.

Judy
01:21 AM December 06, 2012

I first spotted Maria's writing on the internet before she started this blog. Do I get an award for being her most loyal fan? :) She blogs funny pieces about her own humorous experiences as well as serious, well researched articles on expat life. Entertaining AND informative!

Linda@adventuresinexpatland.com
17:08 PM December 07, 2012

I've been reading Maria's blog for a couple years now, and it's one of only a handful I'll drop everything for to read when I see she's posted. Great stories, well written, the full range of emotions - it's all there!

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