Once upon a time there was a Boy. His parents thought he might never grow up. But, one day, he decided he was ready to become a Young Man. He […]
Following up on Educating Square Pegs in the Foreign Service: quotes from the online community and ideas for improving the situation.
Been there and done that: on finding the right school at post when your kid is a little different!
Have (nearly) empty nest, will travel.
I just calculated that we leave Vienna in exactly 101 days. We already have our flight reservation because we have two cats that we wanted to get on the same […]
If you are thinking of moving to Vienna (or possibly even traveling here, depending on how sensitive you are to these things) there is something you should know. The Viennese […]
Are you coming to Vienna with kids? Or, if you are in the Foreign Service, thinking about bidding on Vienna with kids? Well, I got nothing for you. I am […]
The last full day of our trip, we drove to Pisa for the day. It is kind of a tourist trap, honestly, but like most of these towns in Italy, […]
Even though my own kids were thankfully fairly tantrum-free when they were little, I still love this tumblr, Reasons My Son is Crying. Our apartment’s terrace overlooks a playground. Right around […]
So, our very lovely apartment has a ridiculous amount of security. A front door that looks like a bank vault. Special fancy keys, and and even special-er little piece of […]
So, yesterday I clicked “Submit” to send in my final exam. It felt GOOD. Because, you know, my brain is kind of tired by now. Hello, Christmas vacation! I just […]
A good friend of mine, whose parenting skills I greatly respect, says that she doesn’t think life is hard enough for kids now. I think she has a point. At […]