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!

Family-Friendly Dining in Florence

Prior to becoming a mother - when the hours outside of my workday were blissfully free of responsibility - exploring the local restaurant scene was one of my favorite ways to experience Florence. There was never any shortage of places, both old and new, where I could connect with friends on the weekend or unwind … Continue reading Family-Friendly Dining in Florence

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.

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.

Summer Camp registrations end the beginning of May for most places

Take a look at the summer camps I just posted on the Facebook page. Many of the camps deadline for registration is the beginning of May. I hope you have already been looking. If you know of other camps for the summer that I didn't post please comment on the page under this post. Thanks. … Continue reading Summer Camp registrations end the beginning of May for most places

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.

The hidden dangers of fine hairs in the gardens and parks

There are two major warnings that I want to warn you about for your child playing in the parks and gardens here in Firenze and Italy. Located in these places are a plant and insect with problematic hairs on them. These are a major do not go near or touch for your child.

From Vancouver, Canada to Florence, Italy

Gina Mazza currently lives in Florence with her beautiful 7 month old daughter and her husband Alessio. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Gina wanted to share with us the story of her coming here and how she overcame some of the cultural differences she encountered when settling in. Read more her story......From Vancouver, Canada to Florence, Italy By Ela Vasilescu – Writer/Journalist