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An English Schoolgirl’s Wardrobe

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.I thought I’d share today about something that is so normal and classic here, but that still makes me roll my eyes– school uniforms.  Granted, when I was Amelia’s age, I was being homeschooled with a bunch of other kids, […]

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Life in England

Expat Life: Let’s Talk About Culture Shock (Part 1)

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.I remember the first time I heard the term culture shock.  I was eight and had just moved to the Philippines.  It sounded like something terrible that could knock a person out, maybe for good.  Like electric shock, or toxic […]

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Expat Life

Petite Chef

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. It has been spring break here for the last week and a half.  We still have almost another whole week to go!  I wish we could have taken a trip while Amelia was out of school, but instead we […]

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Into the Mouse Hole!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Ever since Amelia could crawl, she has been clutching some little scrap in her fist.  It started out as something edible, but now it’s usually a wad of tissue, a barrette, or a pebble.  I also find these in […]

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The World’s Best Tourist is Five Years Old

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.“Look, it’s Big Ben!” she squealed.  She walked faster, and excitedly started rambling… “You know what that means… The buildings of Parliament must be nearby, too!  This is where the Great Fire of London happened.  This is where Samuel Peeps […]

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Expat Life

Expat Life: Let’s Talk About Alienation

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Part of the deal when choosing an expat lifestyle is being a foreigner.  It’s just a fact.  On the one hand, being a foreigner is really cool, since by definition, you are constantly discovering your new surroundings, and so your […]

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Expat Life

Turkish People + Amelia = LOVE

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. It started as soon as we arrived in Turkey, at the Istanbul airport.  We were going through security for our connecting flight to Antalya, and after Amelia walked through the metal detector, one of the male security guards knelt […]

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Travel in Turkey

For My Fellow Expat Mamas…

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.It’s been fun participating in the Top 25 Expat Blogs contest, the main reason being that I have discovered many new blogs and fellow expat mamas.  For you, ladies, I thought I’d share an article my mother (an expat mom […]

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Expat Life

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