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Old 04-04-2013, 02:13 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello! 

 

My family and I just moved to the Riviera from Arizona. Are there any natural parenting mamas here in the Riviera? We are living near Valbonne right now. I'm interested in starting a playgroup or joining one. 

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check that website

riviera.angloinfo.com

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I've checked there, but there is only a thread from 2008. I suppose I could open a new one. It would seem general consensus is that all children are in school or day care so there is no need for playgroups. 

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are you far from Nice ? it seems that they are some meet ups there

check their website meetup.com (i think)

 

+ do you speak a little french ?

try ovs (short for "on va sortir")

that will put you in touch with a myriad of people wanting to do activities ...

 

are there any "centre social" in your viscinity ? nearby where i live, they have some free playgroups in the afternoon

may not be natural parenting ... but a good way to meet up with other moms and widen your circle of aquaintances

 

can you contact a local international school in your area ? ask to put up an ad looking for moms of preschoolers ....

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Centre Communal d'Action Sociale
1 place de l'Hôtel de Ville
06560 Valbonne
Tél: 0493123210

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am sure there are loads of expat nearby Valbonne, in the lot, there's bound to be moms with pre-schoolers

now, where could they meet up ?

maybe ask the local librarian, ... she might have noticed english speaking moms coming in at regular times ...

ask to leave an ad somewhere at the library ....

+ grade school is off on Wednesdays,

you could bump into moms of preschoolers with older siblings by spending a little time in the library on a Wednesday ....

any english language bookstore ? they must have "un panneau d'affichage" ...

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The English Book Centre
12 Rue Alexis Julien
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Hi there!

 

I am not there yet but moving close to Valbonne in July. :) I'm moving from SW FL. How old is your child/children?
 

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Hi we are still in Valbonne, my girls are 2 and 4.
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Thanks for all your info. Since I wrote this post I managed to meet a wonderful local woman with children. We get together once a week.
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