SPAIN- Spanish Culture With French Heritage In Motherhood Worldwide

In the second spotlight of “Motherhood Worldwide,” we would like to introduce you to Julie Sordes who currently lives in Madrid, Spain with her husband and two children. 


Julie was born in Germany, and raised in the south of France where she lived up until moving to Spain 7 years ago. “We have a pretty French family, with Spanish touches I would say if I had to describe our family culture.” 

Julie and her family value the ideas of respect, love, and happiness. As a mother, Julie intentionally spends time on her own which brings joy and fulfillment as a mother. “I really feel like it makes me enjoy my time with my girls.” 

Julie works as a personal image consultant and her husband runs his own digital marketing agency.

Home Environment

Julie and her husband bought a small house (equivalent to about 800 sq. ft. in the US) in Madrid about 3 years ago. “There aren’t many houses in Madrid (and in big cities in...

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September Spotlight-Emily Robinson

In the very first spotlight of “Motherhood Worldwide,” we would like to introduce you to Emily Robinson who currently lives in Australia with her husband and three children. Emily, her husband Chris, their three children Tom (12), Lottie (8), and Bella (6), and little dog Sasha currently live in a 30ft motorhome as they travel the country.


Emily was born and raised in the UK on a small hobby farm with her parents and grandparents. When she was 18, she went backpacking around the world and met her now husband in Sydney, Australia. He joined her in the UK for 7 years where they had their son, Tom. Shortly after she suffered a miscarriage and was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in her womb. After successful treatment, they decided to move back to Australia where they lived in a very small town in the Outback in Central Queensland, purchasing a 6.5 acre property. They had 2 daughters in Australia to complete their family and loved living the outback...

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Delegating Tasks To Our Children

Hi friends!

It's Diana Ballard here, and today I want to talk about a topic that's near and dear to my heart: delegating tasks as a parent. When our kids are little, it's easy to do everything for them. After all, they rely on us for everything from changing their diapers to feeding them. But as they get older, the demands and responsibilities pile up, and it can be exhausting trying to keep up with everything.

It's important to recognize that you don't have to do it all yourself. In fact, it's better for everyone involved if you don't. Delegating tasks to your children not only takes some of the weight off of your shoulders, but it also teaches them important life skills and gives them a sense of responsibility and accomplishment.

Of course, getting your kids to actually do chores can be easier said than done. But there are a few strategies that can make it a little more manageable. Here are some tips for delegating tasks to your kids:

  1. Start small. If your kids aren't used...

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