Rachael Hampton is a :

🧰 Learning Experience Designer,
🧠 Curriculum & Instructional Designer,
and ✍🏼Writer(in 🇺🇸English and 🇫🇷French).

Based in Toulouse, France 🧀 🥖.

Natural hair, pregnancy braids in France

Natural hair, pregnant braids in France (My own experience)

Learn the ends-and-out of getting your hair braided in France without your edges falling out.
From Natural hair to pregnant braids, I share my own experiences with you. 

Travel to Cahors et Saint-Cirq-Lapopie France, our weekend away guide.

It’s that time of the year again when I take an annual birthday trip. I get out of dodge on my birthday (10th of November just so you know). Now, H.B and I wanted to take a five day road trip to Spain, (yes, that’s one of the perks you get when you live in France; easy access to other countries) however at this time, I’m 28 weeks, going on 29 weeks pregnant, and just got over a bad gastrointestinal illness that went on for about a week. My midwife (sage femme) advised against us going to Spain and to…

Chrismassy time in France (Bah Humbug) and the things I like.

In France it’s that time of the year, like every year, I don’t look forward to it. Winter Solstice time followed by snow, vin chaud and Christmas Markets. Not to be a Debbie Downer, but I don’t celebrate Christmas for a couple of reasons. The last time I really celebrated Christmas was when my mother and father were still together at the age of four. I had the tree with loads of gifts up under it then after my parents divorced, my mother didn’t celebrate Christmas because she had NO-MONEY to do so and our family is not tight. My…