Tag Archives: Summer 2015

Kids’ swimming lessons

Have you taken your child for swimming lessons? We signed both girls up for lessons wile we were in the States this summer, and I am SO glad we did! It was such an incredible experience for them!

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Things I love about home: berry picking

We took the kids raspberry picking a couple of weeks ago. I forgot how much fun berry picking is! We stopped in to a little farm not too far from my mom’s house for some summer fun.

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Things I love about home: walks in the neighborhood

One of the wonderful things about being at my mom’s house for the summer has been the long walks we’ve been taking around her neighborhood. She lives in a leafy, suburban area, with lots of interconnecting roads and cul-de-sacs. There … Continue reading

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Things I love about home: tea parties with Nonnie

My mom has enjoyed having tea parties at home with the girls over the past few weeks. She brews up a pot of herbal tea (Almond Sunset – Claire’s favorite!) in a real tea pot, and serves the tea in beautiful … Continue reading

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Things I love about home: children’s theatre

I took Claire to her first play a couple of weeks ago, and she loved it! There is a Children’s Theatre in my mom’s town, and they did a summer production of Goodnight Moon, based upon Margaret Wise Brown’s book … Continue reading

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Things that are weird about home: bizarre prepared foods

One of the things that always shocks me when I come back to the U.S. from being abroad is the supermarket. The supermarkets in the U.S. are huge, with an enormous assortment of goods. The sheer selection can be overwhelming. … Continue reading

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Things I love about home – The Children’s Museum

We’ve taken Claire and Heidi to this Children’s Museum twice now (most of the photos in this post are from last year, check out how young the kids look!). The Children’s Museum of Richmond such a fun place! I can’t … Continue reading

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Things I love about home – the “SprayGround”

I adore living in Kenya, but every year when we visit family and friends in the U.S., I’m reminded of how amazing it is there, too. This morning we took the girls to the “SprayGround,” a FREE water play area … Continue reading

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