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Episode 7: Useful apps for home and work from Mumpreneur Antonia Beauvoisin-Brown

French Riviera Firefly Podcast

Release Date: 01/25/2017

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TITLE:  Riviera Firefly talks with Antonia from KidooLand and the Riviera Firefly.
SERIES: Busy mums and small businesses get organised.
EPISODE: Our sponsor KidooLand celebrates their 10th anniversary this month!
 
Riviera Firefly podcast is your online show where we chat about  living on and visiting the French Riviera and the Côte d'Azur. 
 
We cover topics such as Education for children and adults, Places to visit, Health and lifestyle, hobbies and leisure and have lots of fun here in the Alpes Maritimes. We also talk to inspiring local entrepreneurs and small businesses about how they started their careers in France, dealing with administration and what brought them here in the first place. Topical issues such as Brexit and what this means to expats will also be covered in 2017. Our online directory and magazine can be found on www.rivierafirefly.com
 
This episode has been sponsored by KidooLand so that you can listen to it for free. KidooLand is the Little English school here on the French Riviera offering activities for babies, toddlers and big kids all year around. Most of their activities are in English including holiday camps in Vallauris and from April back in the The BeachComber Riviera a 4star hotel in the heart of Sophia Antipolis.
 
 
THIS EPISODE

In this Riviera Firefly Episode 7 Antonia talks about KidooLand and the changes that have happened. What's new for 2017. She shares her favourite technical tools for making home and work life easier.

 

KEY POINTS

 

[01:30] Setting up a business quick tips
[2:00] How has KidooLand changed in 10 years, what's changed. New activities for adults (French class, painting class) the Tea Room, AirCon, the Sophia Country Club holiday camps now in the Beachcomber Riviera.
[03:50 ] Top apps and software you use to make life as a busy mum, mumpreneur and entrepreneur easier.
 
Evernote -> LinkedIn
TextExpander a fast and easy way to autofill documents, emails etc.
Wordswag (app)
Cozi (app)
Dropbox
OurPact recommended by Jamie Oliver
Audible
'I am a badass' Jen Sincero
'12 week year' Brian P Moran
[12:00] What is coming up for Antonia  KidooLand & Riviera Firefly

[12:30] Who’s coming up in future Riviera Firefly podcasts?

Rachael Dickens the English Osteopath, Tracy Leonetti to talk about getting your French ready for the citizenship test, Tina Silver Le Mas Candille, Faye Villalba and more!!.

[13:20] Can you share a useful facebook groups?

 Cote d’azur living group - 5,500 members now and is a dynamic place  .. ask and reply to the member questions on top restaurant when granny visits, where to go mountain biking a change in the law a problem with a landlord 

Nancy’s Carboot Valbonne  https://www.facebook.com/groups/251046745048062/

Antibes Buy it Sell It rent it https://www.facebook.com/groups/antibes/

Debbie’s Riviera Mums for all questions kid.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/377881652292141/

For entrepreneurs you have Riviera Entrepreneurs . https://www.facebook.com/groups/1472723046325997/

French Riviera Animals for the furry 4 legged friends. https://www.facebook.com/groups/329024693975161/

Social media  for charities 

Refugee Aid Cote d’Azur https://www.facebook.com/groups/431514883706994/

Kenyan Kids set up by Julie Hellon a local lady  https://www.facebook.com/KenyanKids

Mimosa Matters by a wonderful group of ladies raising money and awareness for local cancer charities. https://www.facebook.com/mimosamatters

What book have you just read? 

Jodi Picault’s 'Small big things' I’d highly recommend both! 

A plug for Louis your trainee host for the day
Film Crisis Studios ...https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS2g_pLJuJtqbbb_yPLvqvw
 
IMPORTANT RIVIERA FIREFLY LINKS
This episode was sponsored by www.kidooland.com The little English School in Sophia Antipolis on the French Riviera .. weekly activities for 0-12 year olds holidays camps for 4-16 year olds and workshops for grown ups too - it’s all going on in KidooLand.
 
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