Special Announcement



in memoriam: Louise Shimizu

Louise Shimizu
Date: May 15, 2020
in memoriam: Louise Shimizu, It is with great sorrow that we have to announce that our dear friend, Louise Shimizu, passed away on Monday April 27, 2020 at her home in North Bethesda.

How To Make a no Sew Mask

Kumi Toya
Date: May 01, 2020
My name is Kumi Toya. I am an expat partner, a mother of two, and I work from home.......

Presidents Video Message to Members- April 27

Padmini Marie Noelle Louna
Date: April 27, 2020
A video Message to our members from WBFN Presidents

Life in quarantine in Addis Ababa – Ethiopia

Life in quarantine Addis Ababa downtown – Busiest area in town, totally vacant at the moment.
Date: April 15, 2020
In Ethiopia, COVID 19 was out there in a distant world until March 13th ..........

Rebuilding a Community When You Relocate

WBFN South Africa
Date: March 15, 2020
Most of us at WBFN have moved at least once.  Leaving behind everything familiar and starting over can be a challenge.

From pajamas to friendship, and how the WBFN has...

Ana Libisch
Date: March 01, 2020
a 30 something year old woman .....having to leave her comfort zone, friends, family, her lovely apartment, her plants, the amazing coastline of Uruguay.......

Sleep & Sleep Hygiene

Date: February 15, 2020
Obtaining healthy sleep is important for both physical and mental health. Adequate amount and good quality of sleep are basic human needs

Solving a Temporary Career Dilemma: from...

Solving a Career Dilemma
Author : Alex Alba
Date: January 15, 2020
Marcela had spent over ten years to qualify as a pediatric intensive care specialist. She was working at a hospital in Brazilia when she and her husband decided to move to Chicago for two years...

Where Shall We Go Next? (AKA the conversation)

Where Shall we go next
Date: January 01, 2020
I loved my job but I had to leave to follow my spouse; I underestimated the cost in every sense of moving with him/her; I am tired of having to stop and start with every relocation; or, We discussed it but I didn’t think she would get the job. Does this sound familiar...