True Parisian Chocolat Chaud (Hot Chocolate)

Our family got a lot of visitors when we lived in Paris. People came to walk through cathedrals, see famous artwork, drink the wine, and visit Disneyland. My uncle Danny was one of the few who caught the spirit of living in France, though, when he and his family came to visit: Every day, he’d […]

Christmas Traditions that Travel

Last weekend, as we unpacked our Christmas tree and decorations, we found that something was missing—or maybe I should say, Someone. Like baby Jesus. Plus Mary and Joseph. Our beautiful nativity set made the overseas move in great condition…but apparently the holy family missed the boat. We ended up taking a stand-alone Mary, Joseph, and […]

This Global Life| Day 19: Ukraine

Hi, I’m Kim! I’m married to Jed and we have five crazy brave kids. We are the founders of Wide Awake International and live in Ukraine where we serve precious boys and men who live in a rural mental institution in our region. We adopted our oldest son, Vladik, from that institution last summer. Those […]

7 Tips for Traveling in Europe with Small Kids

Don’t miss Christie’s 6 part series “Moving Abroad!”   Our family spent the last year traveling throughout Europe. We lived in Slovakia, but over the course of our year there we took our two boys, ages four and two, to a total of 16 different European countries. (This doesn’t even take into account the number […]

Featured Expat Blog: Here We Go Again

This month’s feature expat blogger lives in Italy via Denver, Colorado. Sophie Dingle’s blog is filled with beautiful snowy mountain ranges, European travel adventures and mouth watering Italian food. Read more about Sophie, her hockey playing husband and her life as an expat in gorgeous Italy below and then hop on over to her blog […]