FIRENZE IN ROSA ONLUS: AMBASSADORS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The IBCPC Dragon Boat Festival is held every four years under the auspices of the International Breast Cancer Paddler’s Commission. The Festival is an international non-competitive participatory event targeting Breast Cancer Survivors teams who engage in Dragon Boat activities as post-operative rehabilitation. In order to support FIRENZE IN ROSA Onlus and make this event successful, we need your help!

Dominique Coindre: Working Mom Stories

She wanted to explore the world and travel, giving her now 10-year-old daughter opportunities she could cherish. Being a translator and a single mom has given her the bases to pursue this dream of travel. At times, it can be tough being a single mom in a new country, but she takes this with determination and passion. She continues to show her daughter that you can accomplish anything if you put your mind to it. Dominique’s story is an inspiration to many single moms out there who are trying to live their dream of building a life in Italy.

Expat Mom Birth Stories: Elsa Rich

Elsa Rich, a French expatriate, married her American husband 9 years ago. When she was pregnant with her third child, she thought all would go easy like with her first two children. That could not be any further from the truth.

Working Moms Stories: Danielle Jennings

As an expat mom, Danielle felt it was hard to make friends with other moms. Being a working mom, made interacting with other parents difficult. The only other moms she knew were work colleagues. Now, as a self-employed mom, she feels she has to juggle even more than before.

Please Help Support the FMs4Ms Network

I feel this Network is an asset for the many moms and their families moving here to live in Firenze and the surrounding areas. Which is why I am asking for your help to keep all this alive. A small donation could go a long way.

What to do with your children’s drawings

Children love to draw; there is no doubt about that. The amount of drawings can become overwhelming. Possibly the outside of your refrigerator is filled, possibly even your walls. Your children love all their drawings. So what to do? I am going to post some possible solutions for you......

Cara Domings a Private Music Instructor living in Florence

I got to meet Cara Domings, a 25 year old female American singer/songwriter and private music instructor, when she came to do a piano lesson for my son.   She studied under Dr. Faina Brayanskaya in Boston, who is a Russian pianist with a unique, holistic approach to teaching.  This approach involves working closely with the … Continue reading Cara Domings a Private Music Instructor living in Florence

Florence unfriendly to children? Not to my child

Florence can seem as a child unfriendly city for many, mostly because of its famous history and rather large, constant flow of tourists. The image of a toddler running around and chasing pigeons on the rocky beach in front of Palazzo Pitti for example, just doesn’t fit the picture somehow, but I can honestly tell … Continue reading Florence unfriendly to children? Not to my child

Straight Facts About Braces

Why is orthodontics important? Without treatment, orthodontic problem may lead to tooth decay, gum disease, bone destruction and trouble with chewing and digestion. A “bad bite” can be a factor in tooth loss and chipped teeth. Orthodontics can have psychological benefits too – boosting a person’s self-image as the teeth, jaws and lips become properly … Continue reading Straight Facts About Braces

Best Ice Cream in Firenze

Today was a nice day to be out with my son in the Firenze Center. We toured some churches and ate some great pizza. Since it is a hot day in autumn, of course we had to go get some gelato (ice cream). My son mentioned a new place, at least to me, that has … Continue reading Best Ice Cream in Firenze

School is starting: Tutors

It is school time again and sometimes a child needs some extra help.  So I am looking to make a list of available tutors again.  What I need from you is tutor recommendations.  If you are a tutor then message me as well.  Please state Name, phone number, the subjects you tutor, your pricing, the … Continue reading School is starting: Tutors