How much sight-seeing can we squeeze into one week?

Monday afternoon I made my usual pick up of Brooks and Mia at school – a bit more hurried this time as we were racing to the airport to pick up my mom and my sister. Brooks and Mia were literally jumping up and down in excitement. As we tore down the street, his little…

Conference with Brooks’ Teachers and Mia’s Nursery Pre-Start

Big week for little Miss Priss!   Mia had “pre-starts” for Nursery school this week! Tuesday I went with her and we both stayed for an hour. Wednesday and Thursday she stayed by herself from 9-11 and Friday she stayed by herself from 10-2. This was DRASTICALLY different from starting day care in the US…

Brooks’ First Day of School

Written a week ago: For the first time ever, I’m worried about my son fitting in. Is he going to have the right kind of snack? The right kind of container for it? The right kind of clothes? Will his classmates make fun of him for being different or respect his perspective? These are things…