How to Cope as an Ex-Pat Mother

Mummy Confession: I miss my American friends and family all the time. And occasionally a few other things about my “home” country. I was a teenager when I first visited what I now call home. I had no clue that the metric system would be an integral part of my future. I scoffed at science and math problems that had me calculate train collisions using meters per second speeds. Though, let me be honest, no one actually thinks in metres (yes, spelling!) per second here (or no one I have met thus far). My story of how I came to Read More

I lost whatever “it” is

Mummy Confession: I have lost my cool several times this week. It is something I am not proud to admit. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I am an Amazon associate which means I earn fees from qualifying purchases. Screaming. Crying. Yelling. More crying. Explosions of all sorts have happened this week, and we have had to wash half of our couch cushions as a result. This is all courtesy of my youngest, who thought we could use some redecorating. Thanks kid. What a week it has been, indeed. I am not happy to say that amidst the crazy circus Read More