Author Archive for Parenting Around the World


Maternity Leave in France

This is a guest post by Hellobee community member chastenet. Originally from Wisconsin, I came to France as a Rotary exchange student at the tender age of 16 and was hooked! I returned to the US to complete high school and then promptly came back to Paris for college. I met my French husband in [...]


The Juggle Around the World: Maternity Leave in Mexico

Today's glimpse into maternity leave and child care in Mexico comes to us from Hellobee community member sloaneandpuffy. ~~~ Tell us a little bit about yourself. I packed up myself and my dog Puffy (RIP), and came here in spring of 2007 after realizing I was not having the life I had always dreamed of [...]


The Juggle Around the World: Maternity Leave in Sweden

This is an interview with Mina of Mini Piccolini on how maternity leave and childcare differs in Sweden vs. the US. ~~~ I'm Mina. I am almost 34 years old and I live in Stockholm, Sweden with my husband Sumit and our little boy Alec, who is 16 months old. We are expecting Baby #2 [...]

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