Asia Rocks!

Asia Rocks!

It’s been a long time since I’ve written because we’ve been running around with all our sports and activities. Mostly though because for the last 2 weeks we’ve been traveling in Asia (in Thailand and Singapore.) First we went to Thailand where we got to have the...
End of Summer

End of Summer

I had a lot of fun this Summer (in January :)) but I’m surprisingly ready to go back to school. I went to Australia, New Caledonia, and the South Island for the first time in the span of six weeks. You’ve already heard all about that though, so I’ll skip to the...
Sydney For A Week

Sydney For A Week

When I first arrived in Sydney this week I felt like I was slammed back into reality. It’s a major city, with lots of traffic, lots of bustle, and could not be further from our life right now in Gisborne. Ughh, I thought. I’m not sure I like this anymore. I miss the...
After the Holidays

After the Holidays

I worried a bit about the summer holidays, and the Christmas holiday leading up to summer. I’m always on high alert when it comes to my kids – will being away from family on Christmas be too much? Would it feel too lonely here? Would they be sad? And so we decided to...
A Polynesian Christmas

A Polynesian Christmas

This Christmas was different then all of my others, because there were no stairs to creep down at six in the morning, or sit on my bed and play Uno with Lucas while we wait for it to be 7 o’clock. There was no dashing down the stairs as soon as the clock said 7, or...