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

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Casting a Wider Net @ WMB

Sometimes it’s good to stop naval gazing and ruminating about our own lives and get a perspective from others. Here is my first “Casting a Wider Net” series for World … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Value of Friendships

Recently someone stumbled upon this blog and asked me about what life in Vientiane is like with young children and I really only had good things to say. Great things … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

Don’t Worry We’re Still Here!

…just super busy. Coming back to life in Vientiane after our vacation has been full on, with little time to post. Apologies to family and close friends for the lack … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Open Seas of Oz

Even in the chill of autumn there is something wonderful about being near the open sea, made even more wonderful by how much it delighted the children. How endless undulating … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Around Here Lately

A glimpse into our life in between tantrums, sibling rivalry, an overworked dad, and a cranky mom trying to keep it all moving right along… Follow me on Facebook: Wanderlustress … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

Nap Time at Khua Din Market

Three-year olds transitioning out of a mid-day nap is a tricky thing. They know enough to not want it. Their will is strong enough to resist it even though they … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

$5 Helps Save 2 Lives

It is not often that I solicit donations for fundraising campaigns but sometimes there are causes and places and people that tug on that call to duty of giving voice … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cuteness Update

With job applications submitted and big loud Lao-style outdoor party thrown, time to catch up here on this blog. I kind of enjoy the waiting phase of a job search, … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 3 Comments


Rest. Is there such a thing as too much travel? Add “…with kids?” and all parents will certainly agree with me when I say “yes”. Three wonderful, memorable and fun … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

M&O Birthday Snapshots

On M&O’s birthday, I witnessed for the first time the Montessori preschool birthday celebration which is pretty special. They use birthdays as a learning moment about the passage of time … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

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