10 Lessons I’ve Learned From Raising TCKs

Over the past eleven years of raising kids in China, my husband and I have learned a whole lot about what it’s like to bring up children in a country other than our own. Some of this knowledge was passed down from educational experts or families with many years of experience. Some we’ve learned from … Read more…

Moving Abroad: Choosing Schools Overseas

If you’re just joining us for this series, be sure to start with “Getting Mentally Prepared”. And don’t forget to share this series with anyone you know that is preparing to move abroad! When we planned our move overseas, the school question wasn’t even a question. I was going to homeschool our two preschoolers. I’d home-preschooled … Read more…

How My Kid Got Expelled from Kindergarten

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 all know Kindergarten is a great way to socialize children, so after moving to … Read more…

What Angelina Jolie and I Have in Common

I’m thrilled and honored to be given the opportunity  to guest write over on Djibouti Jones.  Today I’ll be sharing some advice on how to handle “the paparazzi” when out and about with your children. I’ve shared a snippet of it here and if you’re interested you can continue reading it on Rachel’s blog by clicking the … Read more…