Tag Archives: Nairobi

Have a lovely weekend!

What are you guys up to this weekend? I’m taking a few more steps in my resolution to do more hiking. We’re thinking of doing some of the nature trails at Brackenhurst in Limuru – have any of you ever … Continue reading

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Amazing training opportunities for your nanny!

As a stay at home mom, I have spent many afternoons outside with the girls while they played and explored. As such, I have really gotten to know all the nannies in our neighborhood. This gave me a window into the life and work of … Continue reading

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This year’s resolution: do more hiking!

I’ve never been much for New Year’s resolutions, but last year we resolved to do more camping. It was a great, achievable goal that we could all get behind as a family. This year, my resolution is to spend more time outdoors … Continue reading

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What we’re reading: The Small Five

We love Harriet Stanes’ artwork in our house, so when I discovered that she had illustrated a new children’s book by Ralph Johnstone, I couldn’t wait to add it to our library! The book is called The Small Five, and Harriet … Continue reading

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Weekend treats – CUPCAKES!

I decided to treat the girls to cupcakes this weekend. Full disclosure – I did not make these! As much as I love baking, I’m in my second week of solo parenting, and my energy levels are pretty low. Since … Continue reading

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Feeding your toddler: cooking & nutrition for caretakers

Nutrition for toddlers is a hard nut to crack. Getting Claire and Heidi to eat a balanced diet has been one of our biggest concerns as parents over the years! Seriously, sometimes I wondered how it was possible that Claire … Continue reading

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Earth Day in Kenya

This weekend was Earth Day, and we celebrated by going for a long walk in Karura Forest, hosted by Kenyan Instagrammers as part of a Worldwide InstaMeet. Worldwide InstaMeets are events where tens of thousands of photographers (both amateurs and … Continue reading

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A lovely morning in Karura Forest

Jesse has been out of town for work the past couple of weeks, and we’ve all really missed him. This was our first family weekend since Easter, and we spent it together, doing all the things we love! We headed … Continue reading

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Dignity for children with special needs: World Moms Blog

I’m over at World Moms Blog today, writing about Heshima Children’s Centre and the amazing work they’re doing for children with special needs in Kenya. (And also about the gorgeous jewelry they make and sell at Dignity Designs!) Here’s a … Continue reading

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Check it out: our newest Little Film!

Those of you who’ve been reading the blog for a while know that my friend Natasha made the most adorable Little Film of Claire a couple of years ago. Her films are a wonderful way to remember a moment in time when the … Continue reading

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