Tag Archives: Kids

Oh Christmas Tree…

Every post between now and the end of the year, I’ll be highlighting a charity at the start of every post.  NONE of these charities have asked me to do so; they are charities I have been touched by or … Continue reading

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Expat to Expat Advice–The Tuberculosis Vaccination

I’m so stridently, vocally pro-vaccine that it pains me to write this post. But there is a teeny tiny part of me that questions whether I should have allowed Rhiannon to receive the tuberculosis vaccination and is not looking forward … Continue reading

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Toys for Tots Singapore 2011

We just had one of our busiest weekends in recent memory. The weekend kicked off with a really wonderful event…Toys for Tots, co-hosted by the US Marine Corps and the American Association of Singapore. Back home, the Marine Corps partners … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Sorry it’s been about a week since my last blog post…it’s been quite hectic! I safely got to San Francisco, and picked up Ellie and Ravi on August 30th, along with the largest car I’ve ever driven (a GMC Acadia…7 … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Pics (at home) part 1

Elanor in her traditional Chinese Dress Playing with the kittens under the table (if you enlarge it, you can see their reflections in the floor) Giving Kerowyn a kiss Playing with her new drum With her drum and stuffed bunny … Continue reading

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Having a Maid…part 1 Pros

We are quickly approaching the one year anniversary of our look-see visit to Singapore.  This time last year I was running around like a mad woman, trying to track down summer clothes in Elanor’s size, reaching out to a stranger … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Breast Cancer Foundation Walk (Oct 2, 2010), Singapore

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Thailand, Part 1

Getting to Thailand was fairly uneventful.  The flight was on time, our luggage arrived without problem, we got local sim cards for our cellphones at the airport, and were picked up by the scheduled transportation.  It was about an hour … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday-Phuket Edition

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Palawan Beach (warning-quite picture heavy)

One day recently, I looked out the window at the relentless sunshine and felt the need to escape the city.  So I did some quick internet research and came up with Palawan Beach on Sentosa (the resort island connected to … Continue reading

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