Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.
As readers of this blog you’re probably happy being regaled with glossy pictures and travel tales with tidbits of real life strewn in between on occassion. Well, at least those of you who keep coming back anyway. And I’m happy keeping things glossy and nice as a way to find the good, reflect on the positive, and get beyond the grit. But if you want to get real and upfront about the realities of our move overseas with toddlers, head on over to read my post for World Mom’s Blog called “Transitions for Toddlers“…
“It was tough on me, tough on the kids, tough on my husband. The transition was tough, just like all major life transitions are tough whether it is a move, a divorce, a death, illness, new sibling – it’s all tough on the kids despite of how much we believe they can “bounce back”. Sure. They do bounce back but those bumps can be hard for us parents to take…”
“…the worst of it wasn’t those little things or our sad conversations about our Denver home and DC home and now our Laos home, and all the things and people we miss. No. The worst of it was…”
“…And so our adventure begins much like the road we live on, very bumpy but manageable.”
Read the entire post here.
You can find my previous entries at World Mom’s Blog here. And while you’re over there hanging out with all the awesome moms around the world discussing topics dear to all of our hearts as parents, be sure to check out all the social good initiatives and public awareness they are raising for the welfare of mothers and children around the world, too. Those ladies are doing some amazing things!