Courtney Tenz moved to Germany in 2005 on a Fulbright, where she researched women's narratives of assault during the war. She continues to write at the intersection of conflict and culture, covering women's rights, the arts and European travel for Artsy, The Art Newspaper, Marie Claire, The Cut, and more. Sometimes, she sends dispatches via her newsletter, The Intangibles. Most of the time, she is very tired.
The American Moms Abroad Who Are Milking It For TikTok
Ex-pat American moms love sharing aspirational content about their new European lives — but what gets left out?
I’m Raising My Baby Abroad—There Are Tradeoffs, But At Least There’s Healthcare
My time as a working mother in Germany has underscored how urgently the US needs better policies for parents, but also that policy alone won’t be enough.