Link love :: the Leaving on a Jet Plane edition

Photo by unconed This is going to be a condensed Link Love Saturday because we leave early tomorrow morning.  Be remembering me as you rejoice in not having to wake your children at 3 a.m. for a 6 a.m. international flight. Here’s what I’ve enjoyed this week, in my miniscule spare time: Being a Full (read more…)

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The benefits of raising kids cross-culturally

We leave for the United States in two days. We’ll be there for four months – enough to settle in and establish a few routines, but not long enough to really unpack, mentally and otherwise. My kids are almost 4 and 9 months old. We’ve lived here for almost two years – this means that (read more…)

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Keep your holiday supplies simple with an inventory and a plan

Photo by Foto Blitz Color This week’s project is not revolutionary or a brand new idea, but the kicker is doing it in plenty of advanced time. This week, we’ll take inventory of our holiday items, get rid of what we no longer need, and make a shopping list for the things you need to (read more…)

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Q&A Tuesday: In what way are you…?

Carrie & Danielle is a duo-authored site dedicated to living an inspired life and making a difference in the world. They ask their readers a daily question, which range from deep and thoughtful, to light-hearted and whimsical.  They also feature regular interviews with people – recently they queried Guy Kawasaki of “The Art of the (read more…)

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Hosting overnight guests: 10 easy tips to help your visitors feel welcome

As you’re reading this, we are hosting out-of-town guests in our home for a few days. Some people where we live kindly refer to us as a “bed and breakfast” because we have so many guests pass through our hallways – and we love it. We don’t have a lot of room, but we do (read more…)

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