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

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

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

The Most Precious Thing Of All

Celebrating four of our birthdays within three days is pretty special. It already amazes me immensely that we’ve all come together into this life with one another, then add to … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 9 Comments

Toddler Tennis Anyone?

At first I thought that two weeks of school break alone with the kids was going to be a nightmare (especially when I ended up not hiring our housekeeper and … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 3 Comments

1 Week in Vientiane

There has not been much time during our first week in Vientiane to journal all of our experiences (in various degrees of good and bad) through words or photos. In … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Greetings from Vientiane!

After a year and a half of anticipation, we’ve arrived in Vientiane, Laos. Still a bit jet-lagged and disoriented, transitioning to life in a new country with two toddlers has … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · 6 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

Forbes Woman’s Top 100 Websites!!!

No, not Wanderlustress (sorry), but now that I have your attention I have some very exciting news… I’ve been a regular contributor at World Mom’s Blog (WMB) for over a … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 7 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

Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship – My Children

This picture immediately came to mind for this week’s photo challenge topic – friendship. Here, my son is leading his twin sister through a crowd in Princeton, New Jersey. He … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 19 Comments

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