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Climb BlueSky – indoor rock climbing in Nairobi

During our last camping trip a few weeks ago, Claire spent most of the weekend scrambling around the boulders by our campsite, and she was really good at it! This weekend we took her to Nairobi’s indoor rock climbing wall at Climb BlueSky, … Continue reading

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Kids’ rollerblading lessons

When we were starting the new school term, a friend and I decided to try to add an extracurricular activity for our kids one day per week. We started off with rollerblading lessons, and we were amazed at what our … Continue reading

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We survived 31 hours of travel!

It was an epic journey. Three flights, three continents, a grand total of 31 hours, door-to-door. And we survived!

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Off to the US!

We are on our way to visit family in the US for a few weeks – I am so excited! It has been well over a year since our last visit, and the first time we’ll be visiting in the summer … Continue reading

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We love our kitchen helper tower!

Claire loves to help in the kitchen. Our amazing fundi, Willis (of Claire’s art easel fame), helped us to make a fantastic kitchen helper tower that we use every day.

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Starting a baby book club

Some good friends of mine and I have been talking for a while now about starting a baby book club. We all love reading to our kids, and we’ve all worked hard to build libraries of children’s books that we … Continue reading

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Claire’s incentive chart

Before Heidi was born, we were really concerned about Claire’s reaction. Would she resent the arrival of a new baby? Would she be confused, angry, envious?

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Air travel: how to survive flying with kids – Part Two

We’re leaving tomorrow for Easter weekend at the coast (we’re heading back to Sand Island Cottages at Tiwi Beach!), so without further ado, here is part two of our best tips for flying with babies and kids! (Did you miss Part … Continue reading

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Air travel: how to survive flying with kids – Part One

We’ll be making our first flight with Heidi for Easter weekend, so I’ve been trying to remember all my tips and tricks for flying with babies!  Claire has flown dozens of times, and through trial and error over the years, … Continue reading

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We love our easel

Not long after Claire started standing and walking independently, we decided to get her an artist’s easel. I wish I could say it’s solely because I value her creative development, but it’s also because I really wanted something to distract … Continue reading

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