Archives for September 2011

Bringing an Infant or Child to a Restaurant in France is Unusual

Sunday was another beautiful day and we decided to end it by going out for a nice dinner in Bayeux. There was a restaurant that we  passed by earlier in the week that we knew we would have to try […]

Strikes Today in Education will Close Schools Throughout France

Public and private sectors of education are uniting today in a strike against the “degradation” of schools. The unions are striking against the draft for the 2012 budget that will eliminate 14,000 positions nationally. This means from 2007 to 2012, […]

Small Village of Lantheuil in Lower Normandy, France – Photo Tour

It as a beautiful day for a walk through Lantheuil, so I grabbed my camera and finally photographed my new neighborhood. After living in Normandy for almost 4 months, I have learned that when a gorgeous day comes along you […]

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Free French Word of the Day Emails

Words are advanced beginner to intermediate level, so you will not learn how to count to 10 or say “bonjour.” In each email, you will receive the following to help you commit the word to memory: Definition in English Audio […]

Our Second/Third Cours de Préparation Pour Naissance with a Sage-Femme

This was technically our second time going to the cours de preparation, but it is the third class in the series. We missed our first class due to a misunderstanding of location. The first class we went to made me […]