I am a dandelion. Most believe I am nothing but a pesky weed pimpling the lush lawn of life. That couldn’t be farther from my truth. I am considered common. I assure you, I am nothing short of magnificent. My never-ending cycle of recreation is notorious, and easily recognizable by my bright buttery blossoms and … Continue reading I am a dandelion.
This morning my eldest daughter learned a lesson about punctuality and I learned about setting boundaries. Raising kids is not for the faint of heart. It was the first morning back to school after a two-week holiday. Snow was falling in clumps even though it’s mid-April, and my husband and I had no more shits … Continue reading Boundaries, Empty Threats and Teenagers
Living abroad comes with a long list of challenges, from learning a new language to figuring out how to drive on the other side of the road. You never know what kind of test of strength you might face when you’re living overseas and far from home. Many of these challenges are fun and exciting, … Continue reading Expat Grief, Distance and Unfortunate Circumstances