Being Beautiful Inside: There is No Shade to that Beauty

For my lovely Sandha. Remember that "there are NO SHADES" for being beautiful on the inside! Here is the deeply moving and empowering message from Oscar winner Lupita Nyong: "I received a letter from a girl and I’d like to share just a small part of it with you: "Dear Lupita," it reads, "I think … Continue reading Being Beautiful Inside: There is No Shade to that Beauty

Happy Birthday, MOM!

I'm sorry it's been a long while since I've written on this blog. Today is a special day since my Mother is here and is celebrating her birthday with us. We took my Mom to Pun Pun, one of her favorite (and ours) vegetarian restaurants here in Chiang Mai.  We first discovered Pun Pun in … Continue reading Happy Birthday, MOM!

Raising a Geek Child (M won’t admit it)

Ah, our M.  She's into girly things of couse, like tiaras, wearing a tutu (just asked M how to spell 'tutu,' and she looked at my funny and replied, "How would I know?"  Love that), etc.  Anyway, I like that she's well rounded (not literally): enjoys running around, playing sports, singing, dancing, and role playing … Continue reading Raising a Geek Child (M won’t admit it)

June 18th is International Picnic Day

I had no idea until today.  I signed-on to twitter and discovered the news (yes, of course, this is how I discovered all my worldly news? Wait?  Isn't that how you get your news?). No, I'm too busy to watch TV lately as I've been sobusy running around being M's Camp Coordinator this Summer. Back … Continue reading June 18th is International Picnic Day

Lessons From Making Our Own Lemonade

Are you a Mom or a Dad? (Me in red: Yes, I'm a Mom!) Do you eat out much or sometimes? (Sometimes in the US and a LOT in Thailand) Do you talk to your kids about healthy eating, slow food? (We do, often!) Do you talk to or teach your kids about how to … Continue reading Lessons From Making Our Own Lemonade

The World is Our Playground and Our Classroom!

The "Families on the Move" community of Mummy bloggers are responding to " Take Your Child to Work Day!" Before going further with this post, I want to make it clear that we're not suggesting that every parent out there needs to do what we do.  We are saying this is our lifestyle and we … Continue reading The World is Our Playground and Our Classroom!