Expat Experiences, New York

Escape the Room

Can We Escape? With my parents kindly offering to babysit the kids one more time before they had to go home, Alister and I gleefully escaped for an evening off. With no idea what to do and me with what felt like (but wasn’t) a broken foot from falling down the stairs, options were limited.… Read More Escape the Room

Expat Experiences, New York

Endless Winter

Will Winter Ever End? Finally the sun is shining and the ants have arrived.  It must be Spring!  It felt such a long time coming, the winter went on for at least three years. Maybe it’s because we came from Kenya where we didn’t get much in the way of cold weather but the winter… Read More Endless Winter

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Kids TV

Kids TV and the Questions Parents Have If you have kids, you probably watch too much kids TV.  If you’re the kind of parent who disapproves of TV, this is not the blog for you.  I wholeheartedly embrace the digital babysitter.  If the TV could dispense food, life would be complete. Anyway, the point being… Read More Kids TV

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Memory Bears

Memories Because we move a lot, we don’t keep much.  We’re not that sentimental (ok, I’m not and as Packer in Chief, I decide what we keep) but we do have a storage locker in Scotland and when we’re home we pop in to remind ourselves what’s in there. On one such trip I found some items… Read More Memory Bears