The Travel Curse Strikes Again- A Road Trip from Belgrade to England

My kids are amazing travelers and you will never convince me otherwise.  They once happily played and slept their way through a nine-hour layover in London Heathrow.  They moved from hotel to hotel when not one but two flights were canceled in a trip from Atlanta to Bahrain, resulting in a 48-hour trip instead of … Continue reading The Travel Curse Strikes Again- A Road Trip from Belgrade to England

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They Don’t Deserve It- A Teacher Rant

My BFF wasn't allowed to have gum as a child.  Apparently, this was the only thing she ever wanted when she accompanied her mom to the grocery store and her mom always said no.  She vowed that when she had kids, if they wanted gum, they were gonna get gum, dammit! My mom would never … Continue reading They Don’t Deserve It- A Teacher Rant

Puddles on Wordless Wednesday

It doesn't rain often in Bahrain, so when there are puddles, we jump right in!

Our Awesome Art Party

The Ladybug turned five yesterday... five.  She's a real person.  She has thoughts, feelings, opinions, and she does not hesitate to verbalize these- loudly.  She's starting to read.  She's pretty good at art.  She's working hard on pronouncing the letter 'l' as 'l' instead of 'y.'  The Ladybug loves reading, jumping on the trampoline, painting … Continue reading Our Awesome Art Party

Five Things I Wish I’d Known About Having Kids…

I apparently started writing this post almost two years ago, meaning the Ladybug was three and Sprout was about 18 months.  I created the list way back then, but didn't finish it, probably because of the children.  Nothing has changed, so I suppose I will finish it now. They don't come with a volume button. … Continue reading Five Things I Wish I’d Known About Having Kids…

When in Rome- An Approach to Child Rearing

My kids cannot behave in the airport.  I don't know what it is, but they literally cannot stand still and just wait for the Rugby Star to make his appearance after a weekend away.  Maybe it's the pure excitement of seeing Daddy again, maybe it's that they know, even at their young ages, that the … Continue reading When in Rome- An Approach to Child Rearing