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?

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

I am a Triangle…or am I?

Its late. Not as late early as I would stay up procrastinating in college, but its late for me these days. I'm utterly exhausted but I find myself craving quiet alone time and this is then. Some people are early risers, appreciating the quiet of the morning. (Que happy bird sounds and flutey Disney music. Now … Continue reading I am a Triangle…or am I?

Life as a TCK…20 years later

I'll warn you this post is going to be longer and heavier than my normal diatribe. Read on if you feel like gettin' real. I recently came across a blog called Djibouti Jones and beautiful post she wrote to her kids entitled "15 Things I Want to Tell My Third Culture Kids". Perhaps its because its … Continue reading Life as a TCK…20 years later