This Global Life | Day 31: Indonesia

Hello, I’m Denise. I’m the other half of this little blog (you met Kimberlynn on Day 1).   I’m an Army Brat, so when asked where I am from, I give the simplest answer, “Georgia.”   Whether I’m homeschooling my six kids or hiding in the a/c watching Netflix, I can guarantee I’m always thinking about what … Read more…

This Global Life | Day 15: Scotland

Hello! I’m Sophie Dingle and I currently live in Scotland with my husband and baby son. My husband is a professional hockey player in Europe and this is our sixth hockey season as expats (four years in Italy and two in Scotland). We like to think of ourselves as adventurers and explorers in all aspects … Read more…

No Such Thing as a Simple Errand

The other day, I was berating myself for having trouble keeping up with household tasks and chores here in China. The last time we lived in the States, we were in a two-story house. With some help from my husband and kids, I managed all the regular household chores fairly easily. Laundry, cleaning, grocery shopping, … Read more…

The Little Train That Can’t: Thoughts on Personal Days

You know the story. “I think I can…I think I can…I think I can…” That cute little locomotive tried her darnedest to climb steadily up that great, big hill despite her tiny size. Despite how others couldn’t (or wouldn’t) help a sister out. She just wanted to get those fun little toys to those precious … Read more…