Posts with Label: Children

The Halfway Point

The Halfway Point

Tomorrow marks 18 months since we moved to England.  We’re here for another 18 months before we head back to America.  This is the halfway point. And still I sometimes can’t believe we’re even here and we made this happen.  I love living in England,I truly do.  I love that we did this big thing […]

We Are Immigrants

We Are Immigrants

Matt was admonished last week by someone who told him that he shouldn’t talk to the kids about politics.  In my biased opinion, his response was perfect.  He said that it is his most important job as a father to teach his children not WHAT to think, but HOW to think.  He said that if […]

School Lunch in England

School Lunch in England

When we lived in D.C. I packed lunches and snacks for all the kids every day for school.  We do not eat processed food (as much as humanly possible), we only eat organic, and the school lunches that were provided were, frankly, gross re-heated frozen processed garbage.  My kids might have purchased school lunch once […]

Parenting Lasts

Parenting Lasts

So much of parenting revolves around teaching children to do something for the first time — to walk, to talk, to use a spoon, to zip their coat, to pump the swing on their own, to swim. You spend years just teaching people how to do the things.  All the things.  Everything. When you have […]

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