What’s in your garden?

If you’re joining us for the Book Club‘s current selection* – Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – then be sure and read up to chapter two for the first forum discussion this Thursday (we’re doing two chapters a week).  And if you’ve already started, then you might already have gardening on the brain.  I do, anyway, and (read more…)

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The fine art of making choices (hint: it’s usually not good versus evil)

We moved back overseas two weeks ago, and while life was definitely topsy-turvy those first seven days or so, last week resembled much more closely a normal life. So I was tempted to jump back in to blogging full-force, saving the huge lot of guest post submissions for some other time. But I relented, and (read more…)

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Weekend link love: back among the living (mostly)

Photo by Anita Martinz Whew. Well, we’re slowly emerging from the fog of jet lag, an enormous amount of unpacking and organizing, back at cross-cultural and language adaptation, and generally finding our family’s rhythm and routine. Life’s still not normal, but it’s getting there. I’m so thankful for all the great guest posters I’ve had (read more…)

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Q& A Tuesday: How do you get motivated every day?

Today’s Q&A comes from Rachel of Small Notebook, one of my favorite blogs (and fellow bloggers).  She’s a mom of an adorable little girl – with another one on the way – and her words are succinct, meaty, and punched with meaning.  If you don’t already read her blog, you should. Rachel’s question is a (read more…)

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The benefits of raising kids cross-culturally

My kids are almost 4 and 9 months old. We’ve lived here for almost two years – this means that our oldest remembers very little about the U.S., and our baby has never even been there. There are definitely plusses and minuses to raising children cross-culturally – the current terminology for children in this lifestyle (read more…)

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