3 big factors you can’t ignore if you want happy vacays with kids

There are so many good reasons to want to travel with your family. The educational opportunities are endless, and it’s a chance to bond as a family on each adventure. Who knows, perhaps your kids will catch the travel bug and want to explore the world too. Regardless of why you want to travel, having […]

Tips for creating family traditions among different cultures

Moving to a new place, we have been exposed to a vast new culture that we have the privilege of experiencing firsthand. We also want to make sure our small children are growing up grounded solidly in an understanding of what it means to be an American. That means a lot of reading up on […]

Blogtober Challenge: Days 22-25

I may have mentioned this in passing, but this week my children have no school. It’s mid-term break, and Tuesday was Chulalongkorn Day. It would be nearly impossible to have the girls home for nine days straight, so I needed to find a way to entertain them. Many preschools advertise weeklong camps, in-lieu of school, […]

Blogtober Challenge: Days 19-21

I remember how shocked I was when I learned how much childcare would cost us. Daycare for the two girls was about as much as our mortgage per month – and we weren’t alone. This article from Yahoo! Finance is one of many that describe the daycare situation around 2015 when my kids were born. […]