So About China

I wrote this post waaaay back in the day before I left for America and didn't get a chance to publish it before my trip. So its a little outdated on the stories but I wanted to share this information in case you have a burning desire to learn more about China.  Yesterday I had … Continue reading So About China

Ex-Pat Life Series Part 5: Acculturation: What’s a trashcan go to do with it?

“You know you’ve acculturated when…” is the question I recently asked on a Facebook group for ex-pats. I got a lot of fun answers: -“You see a crumb on the floor and automatically assume its gecko poop.” -“You smile (and mean it) when someone says, ‘You are very fat’.” -“You never feed the monkeys.” -“You’re … Continue reading Ex-Pat Life Series Part 5: Acculturation: What’s a trashcan go to do with it?

10 Things

Today was just a typical day, a whirlwind of diaper changes, feeding, cleaning up, nursing, refereeing, cooking, more diaper changes, more cleaning, cuddling, and disciplining until we finally got everyone to bed around 9:30 (which actually isn't a typical bedtime, we were out late for a birthday party). With some Chinese thrown in there too. … Continue reading 10 Things

5 Tips for Travel With Young Kids Part 2

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I realize that this 2 part series should actually be called "10 Tips for Travel With Young Kids" as I shared 5 tips last time and am sharing 5 more today. Oops! That's why I went into social work and married an engineer. I don't do math. I went to … Continue reading 5 Tips for Travel With Young Kids Part 2

5 Tips for Traveling with Young Kids Part 1

I sat down to nurse the baby to sleep and thought I'd check out this new show. You guys. I'm terrified, in a good way, and can't wait to see what happens next! I've been an M. Night Shyamalan fan for a while and am really intrigued by this show (but having only seen the … Continue reading 5 Tips for Traveling with Young Kids Part 1