27 Observances from Our Public School Experience (Through the Eyes of an Expat)

We have started a new Instagram project called The Traveling Academy.  We have folks posting regularly who are schooling kids from toddlers to high school while living abroad.  Please come on a follow along and tag your friends who may be interested, too.   When we were in the States last fall we did the unexpected … Read more…

Public School Pros & Cons While on Home Assignment

We have started a new Instagram project called The Traveling Academy. We have folks posting regularly who are schooling kids from toddlers to high school. Please come on a follow along and tag your friends who may be interested, too. We’ve homeschooled from day one…actually, more by default than anything else.  It’s the only option … Read more…

Preparing for Furlough: Organizing and Purging

I have been dragging my feet on this post…because I have been dragging my feet in real life.  I look at my house and I am so overwhelmed with what needs to be done.  I actually want to strike a match and burn it all down and start a new life.  Seems easier, you know? … Read more…

Preparing for Furlough: 6 Months Before Departure

The year 2015 is here and it is time for my family (and Kimberlynn’s family…not planned, but that is just how it worked out) to make our way back to the U.S. for a few months.  Anyone who has made an extended trip home, whether for a break in between contracts or an organizational assignment in … Read more…