I shall not bake more than once in a school year. Dozens of children per grade x two parents = me baking once a year. Children do not need baked goods in the shape of trees for Arbor Day and the like. I shall not doubt my kid's teacher's method of teaching math just because... Continue Reading →
Imagine a big Venn Diagram. Really, who doesn't love a good Venn diagram?? This one is called "Things That Keep You Awake At Night." On one side you have expats. On the other, non-expats. Most of the things that keep many of us tossing and twisting in our beds while the rest of the world slumbers... Continue Reading →
Dear Parents, I volunteer at my children's school a fair amount. I do it for a lot of reasons, but believe it or not, I actually enjoy spending time with school age kids. Most of the time. I complain about it and I'm often exhausted by it. Often times it's thankless. Sometimes it's downright appalling how badly... Continue Reading →
I've been experimenting with some cross-over blog/social media/picture posts. I usually post this sort of thing on the FB page and Twitter, but hey….anything for a buck, right? Wait…who am I kidding? No bucks here, there, or anywhere ;-).