Wanderlustress

Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Category Archives: USA

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It’s no surprise that a return to our home in Denver prior to moving to Laos for 2 years would stir up some deep emotions and thoughts about that place … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 11 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming – USA

I know nothing about long exposures, the technique for this week’s theme, but I do know about dreaming and the two little dreams that came true… To add your own … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 22 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement – USA

These days during our family vacation before heading to Laos we are reconnecting with home, family and friends in Colorado. The kids, having been in full-time daycare for the past … Continue reading

July 9, 2012 · 15 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moments – USA

When on vacation with two toddlers, there are many fleeting moments in our day – the business of their kinetic energy doesn’t really allow much time for capturing thoughtfully composed … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 4

The National Zoo is truly a great treasure and it’s no secret that it’s a great outing for all kids – fresh air, wild animals, learning exhibitions and more. There … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · 8 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 3

Many visitors to DC are sure to have a visit to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall on their itinerary. It is a must see … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Travel Theme: Secret Places

This week, Where’s My Backpack? came up with a very thought provoking travel theme: secret places. I struggled to find a best kept secret of my own to share, but … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 14 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 2

Sometimes the weather isn’t so nice in DC (especially in winter) and we’ve had to think of alternative ways of entertaining the kids. One day in the middle of last … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 1

Before we leave Washington, DC for Colorado and then Laos in a few short weeks I want to share how wonderful it’s been to be here with young children. I … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · 5 Comments

Camping and Hiking With Toddlers

Last weekend we took our 2.5-year old twins camping for the first time. It was only one night but three days later I’m still recovering from lack of sleep – … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 10 Comments

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