A visit to Zlatibor, Serbia- Gostilje Waterfall and Stopica Cave

Last week was a bit of a blur.  Monday and Tuesday, we had our first set of Parent-Teacher Conferences.  For the past four years, I worked in a school that held Student-Led Conferences.  Student-Led Conferences are just what they sound like- student led.  My homeroom students would sign up for a 30-minute block of time … More A visit to Zlatibor, Serbia- Gostilje Waterfall and Stopica Cave

60 Days in Bahrain

When Auntie L and I left Guatemala four years ago, we were excited but sad.  Excited because new adventures loomed on the horizon… and those new adventures included not being fearful for our lives at certain times of the day or in certain areas of town, and buying fancy new smartphones.  Sad because we’d both … More 60 Days in Bahrain

There Are Things for Kids to do in Bahrain

Guatemala was a beautiful country full of incredible people.  It was also incredibly dangerous and, in the fifteen months my daughter lived there, she went to the mall, the school, and Antigua.  Oh, and the grocery store.  That was it.  There wasn’t a local park to play in.  There wasn’t a safe neighborhood, other than … More There Are Things for Kids to do in Bahrain