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Raising Kids In Africa

Thursday, May 7, 2015

My big fear relocating to to Africa was the children.

There is a lot to think of when transferring even within a country. This pales into insignificance when relocating to a developing county. Now lets add some children into the mix just to make things more interesting.

Schools, housing,healthcare, baby-sitters, supplies, safety all need to be sorted out.

This ebook was really valuable for me when we chose to make the transfer to Africa.

Having been born and raised in the UNITED STATES I had no idea where to begin. I read this book in an evening and felt much better equipped to prepare for the big step.

I liked the mix of stories mixed with practical guidance that these two young mothers use to make their points.

Check it out for yourself and please do let me know what you think.

Best of luck with the move.

Living in a developing nation is an amazing life-altering experience. Nevertheless it takes on an entire new meaning and level of complexity as soon as somebody becomes a parent.

The book provides really practical advice on the key considerations when moving overseas to Africa with children in tow.

The book tackles the truly challenging issues such as hiring and training a local nanny, finding a good school, checking out healthcare, safety and security.

The authors share their experiences in trying to balance exposing children to local culture and balancing this against protecting them from the harsh realities of poverty.

This book is a terrific asset to parents considering relocating to a developing country.

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