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Étant de fiers québecois, nous avons à coeur le Québec et ce qui s’y passe. Les articles ci-dessous sont donc conssacrés, pour la plupart, à nos amis francophones.


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Top 5 Applications de Français

Les meilleures applications gratuites pour pratiquer la lecture et l’écriture Dans ces moments de fermetures d’écoles et de pandémie, plusieurs parents se tournent vers l’école à la maison et une des questions qui revient souvent est la suivante: Quelles sont les meilleures applications pour m’aider à enseigner à mes enfants? Étant une maman qui en…

Is moving far away hard on the kids?

We moved 4000km away once already in 2015 when we left Québec to come to Chilliwack. Our children were 4, 2 and less than 1 year old at this time and it went very well. They were so young, they didn’t really realize what was happening. It was harder for the people around them who…

Packing boxes

Today was another day of packing. It feels like it will never end! I swear I packed a thousand boxes today… and I still haven’t touch the office! Our house is now so empty that we don’t even have a table or chairs anymore. It’s all in the shipping container in our driveway… which is…

Our new blog – To the East!

Hi everyone! Many of you don’t know about this but Pierre and I have a French blog (il était une foi) that explains everything one needs to know about moving from Québec to BC. What to do and not to do, how is life in BC compare to Québec, etc. Over the last three years,…

Our traveling blog

We love to travel.
This section is dedicated to our traveling experiences only.

A Family on the move - The Charriere

The Charrière Family – A family on the move.

  • I’m from Québec City, Canada.
  • He’s from Jura, Switzerland.
  • Our three children are from Victoriaville, Canada.

But somehow, we all live in Gatineau, Qc. 400km away from my hometown and 8000km from his.

Where we met

Since we’ve met, Pierre and I have been moving all over the province of Québec. From the small town of Jonquière where we met to the big metropolis of Montréal where I had my first job. Then we got married and left everything to move to the country of St-Norbert where we wanted to have a family.

Our first big move

Years later, once our family was complete, we were surprised by this desire to move again. But this time, to the other side of the country where my husband’s side of the family were raising their families. So we took our three children, Arielle 4 years old, Zack 2 years old and Chloé 3 months old and we moved 4000km to the West.

Our second big move

Chilliwack in Beautiful British Columbia is definitely a wonderful place to live. We’ve met plenty of awesome people here that we love dearly. Yet, after three years, many things happen that brought us back to the province of Québec. Did we move back home? You would think so… But no, we moved to Gatineau! A little town located 5 minutes from Ottawa, the capital of Canada.

Our new blog “A Family on the Move” will serve mainly as a « news feed » for the people we know… for now! As you may know, Pierre and I can be quite unpredictable sometimes. We love not knowing what tomorrow will bring. Although, there’s one thing that we know will never change and this truth only is allowing us to experience such a lifestyle. The word of God has changed our lives. Jesus Christ alone is the way to real freedom.

So all I can say for now is that we have many ideas to fill this blog but we’ll see what God has in mind for us before making any plans. But first things first. Let’s enjoy our new life in Gatineau!

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