Category Archives: family

On Being a Healthy, Active Family

I really want to be that family that eats super healthy by choice and does athletic things. Growing up we ate healthy foods often but we didn’t go out and do active things together as a family so I don’t … Continue reading

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First Stop Los Angeles

Or should I say last stop since it was the last place we visited before arriving home? Sadly, I don’t have many pictures because we were extremely jet lagged and when we did have some energy the car my sister … Continue reading

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Two Years Done

I really can’t believe it. The movers are coming tomorrow to ship our stuff back to the States! How did my contract end so quickly? I found it so hard many, many days but as they say, the days are … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

My friend V took us out to brunch on Mother’s Day to a lovely little place called Bizu. I loved how it was decorated in white and pink with fresh flowers everywhere! I had the spinach and goat cheese Quiche … Continue reading

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Crazy, Jam-Packed

Moving is stressful. There’s no other word to describe it. And then add to that working full-time, single parenting, moving across the world from good friends so wanting to spend time with them, trying to squeeze in some travelingĀ  and … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Bright

  Just a few early morning shots of my big girl. She looks fantastic in bright colors. Too bad my camera is substandard. I really need to purchase a new one before she’s all grown up!

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Student Led Conferences

Coco’s school has student-led conferences in the spring. These are different from your run of the mill parent-teacher conference where it’s teacher driven and the student plays no part. In this type, the teacher’s role is only to keep the … Continue reading

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