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

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$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

“Traveling As A Mom” post on WMB

“Traveling with children gives me a blank slate in which to view the world, transforming me into a teacher. I may not know everything, but the little I do know … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Small Wonders

I bet you’re wondering why I’ve posted so many pictures of a bug? But it’s a beautiful bug, I say. And its damn hot and humid outside and my kids … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 8 Comments

WMB Post: Transitions for 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 … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 8 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

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

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

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

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