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What is it with Bathrooms in the US? (they’re strange) – USA Travel Article

What is it with Bathrooms in the US? (they’re strange) It might seem strange to have a post on bathrooms when visiting a Western country like the USA.But, there are a few things about bathrooms in America to be aware of.When I say bathroom, I mean the place where you actually have a bath, and also the place where you eliminate waste.First rule is to call the area that houses toilets restrooms or bathrooms. Some Americans, particularly in the south,…

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Raising kids in Spain | Sunshine and Siestas | An American Expat in Spain – Spain Travel Article

Raising kids in Spain | Sunshine and Siestas | An American Expat in Spain The 48 hours I spent in the hospital post-birth were a bit of a blur. Between doctors and nurses coming in and out, trying to figure out breastfeeding and the cycle of 20 minutes of dozing before I was interrupted by doctors or a hungry child, it wasn’t until I was back home and fumbling through the first few days and dozens of dirty diapers that…

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