This is the milk - drink more, worry less.

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This is the milk - drink more, worry less.
A blog for foreigners coming to live and work in Spain. Details on teaching ESL in Spain, living and traveling abroad, and what life is like.
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  • 8 things that surprised me about giving birth in Spain -179 seconds ago As you may or may not already know, Spanish residents enjoy a free universal health care system. The WHO ranks it as the 7th best in the world, simultaneously ranking the US as the 37th best, so chew on that for a minute. I knew this going into my pregnancy and was interested to see…Continue...
  • Pregnant in a Spanish Quarantine 5 months ago Sixty-seven days. They say it only takes 21 days to create a habit so after sixty-seven you’d be surprised to what you can get used to.  The plastic barrier separating you from the cashier at the grocery store, the underlying suspicion and fear in everyone’s eyes as they cross the street to...
  • Everything You Need to Know about Applying for Pareja de Hecho 5 months ago So you’ve done it! You’ve convinced your Spanish boyfriend or girlfriend that the best and most fool-proof way for you to remain in Spain and be able to work legally is for them to sign a teeny piece of paper which doesn’t even legally change their marital status and really isn’t such a big...
  • 10 of the most frequently asked questions to Americans abroad 6 months ago Some of the most entertaining moments you will probably have in your first time abroad is when someone sheepishly asks you, “So…I saw this on a film…is it really like this in America?” And it will hit you like a ton of bricks that what for you, living your life in the States was...
  • The Difference Between a Civil Union and Marriage in Spain 6 months ago If you’ve landed here, you are probably in a relationship with a Spaniard or European and considering, perhaps for visa purposes, perhaps not, whether doing a civil union, or pareja de hecho or just getting hitched is right for you. Here, I’ll lay out the similarities and differences between... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Lauren Smith
11:23 AM July 24, 2018

Hello! I came across your blog and love what you've written. I am also an American (from just outside Manhattan) now living in Barcelona for my husband's job with our three toddlers. I also started a blog about our experiences as a family and it's been fun documenting the journey.

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