Hard to say goodbye

Hard to say goodbye

Friday is my last day of school in New Zealand and to be honest I’m not sure how I feel about it. I’m not going to lie, I’ve made much better friends here than I would have expected.  Since I’ve been little, my Mom has always been telling me about when she went to...
The Little Man

The Little Man

Julien hasn’t gotten much ink here on our blog. He’s too young to write his own blogs (he’s 5,) and so he doesn’t share his thoughts or opinions on how this year has been for him – so I thought I would take a pass at doing it for him. Julien has spent his short little...
Sports, sports, and also … sports

Sports, sports, and also … sports

Have you heard about the no homework policy in New Zealand? Crazy right? I think that I may have figured out why this might be. Honestly, Kiwi kids are 100% too busy with sports to even think about school at home. Now don’t get me wrong, Kiwi kids are just as smart as...
New School, Same me

New School, Same me

It has been a couple of weeks since I started Year 9, and it has been quite the transition. I finished at Gisborne Intermediate (Gisint) around the middle of December and was on a two month break until February. I’m not at Gisint this term because intermediate only...
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...