Finding Your Feet in Chicago - The Essential Guide for Expat Families by Véronique Martin-PlaceFinding Your Feet in Chicago - The Essential Guide for Expat Families by Véronique Martin-Place

Finding Your Feet in Chicago - The Essential Guide for Expat Families

byVéronique Martin-Place

Paperback | August 1, 2012

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You won't get lost in the Windy City with this down-to-earth guide in your pocket. New in town? Relax in the knowledge that everything you need to help you settle into the USA's third largest city with your family is here. Written by an expat wife and mother, Véronique Martin-Place, you can be sure no corner of the area known fondly as The Loop has been unexplored. Topics include: • How to find the right school for your child • How to find the right place to live • How to make friends and have fun • How to make the most of your host city "Your go to guide to discovering all this family-friendly city has to offer. Martin-Place's tried and true advice will make you feel like a local in no time!" Cindy McCarthy, Chicago mom of two, founder of Onthegochicago.com "Incredibly helpful and informative guide for expat parents who find themselves relocating to Chicago. How I wish that even I, an American from birth, had been able to find a book like this before I moved to Chicago with my family!" Wendy Widom, partner at FamiliesInTheLoop.com "This book is all you need. Finding Your Feet in Chicago will help lessen the anxiety that often comes with such a move." Toni Summers-Hargis, author Rules, Britannia and blogger at ExpatMum.blogspot.com

About The Author

Véronique Martin-Place was born in Lyon (France). She is an experienced expatriate spouse and mom of two daughters. She lived in France, Norway, Sri Lanka and the US. Facing a new relocation in 2008, she decided to do only what she loves: reading and writing. As a writer, she specializes in topics such as expatriation, parenting abroad...

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Title:Finding Your Feet in Chicago - The Essential Guide for Expat FamiliesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.62 inPublished:August 1, 2012Publisher:Springtime BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1904881688

ISBN - 13:9781904881681

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Table of Contents

Foreword; List of Abbreviations; The Chicago Family Events Calendar; Introduction; 1-Settling Your Family in Chicago; 2-Becoming a Local; 3-Having Fun in Chicago; 4-Having Fun Away From Chicago; 5-Essential Information and Addresses for Expat Families; 6-Resources for Expat Families in Chicago

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'Martin-Place's tried and true advice will make you feel like a local in no time!' Cindy McCarthy, Onthegochicago.com.'How I wish that even I, an American from birth, had been able to find a book like this before I moved to Chicago with my family!' Wendy Widom, partner at FamiliesInTheLoop.com.'This book is all you need.' Toni Summers-Hargis, author of The Stress-Free Guide to Studying in the States.