14 tips for switching between British and New York schools

Moving your family overseas will most likely involve some big choices about your kids’ schools.  We’ve done it in each direction and lived to tell the tale. Continue reading “14 tips for switching between British and New York schools”

10 reasons to live in Battery Park City with kids

Teardrop Park
Teardrop Park

One of the most daunting things about moving a young family to New York (especially as an expat) is picking where to live. Manhattan, Brooklyn, or way out in Connecticut? If Manhattan, which part? Each neighbourhood has a really distinctive personality, and you want to get it right. After a great deal of street-pounding and house-hunting by C, we ended up picking Battery Park City.
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