I’m apparently raising a budding hip hop dancer.

Who knew my daughter was such a cool kid? Yesterday when she came home from school she showed me her awesome dabbin skills. Yup. We had a “watch me dab dab and watch me nae nae” moment yesterday. She showed me, word.  Then came today. Her first school disco here in Beijing. It started this […]

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Who needs IKEA – this is Sweden promotion at its best. 

At almost (if not all)every international school we’ve experienced throughout the world there’s an “International Day” designed to teach kids about different countries and cultures. It’s usually a very appreciated day for the students. It’s also the day I get to dress up my daughter in a Sweden costume! 👏🏻 She didn’t look overly excited this […]

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Mummies, Tutankhamen and the fear of Zombies

In our home at the moment, it’s all about mummies, Tutankhamen and canopic jars. Do not fear if you have no idea what a canopic jar is. Most don’t. But my 7-year old does thanks to the British curriculum. I mean, my 7-year old knows how to mummify a person. Well not really, but the […]

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The road to work

Lingers alongside a greenish river with evidence of lotus flowers having bloomed over summer. The hanging trees are beautifully decorating the side walk as we walk in the mornings. The mornings are ok, not too hot nor too humid & lately, the air in Beijing has been fantastic, along with blue skies and a roaring […]

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Ni hao Beijing!

So we’re finally here. In the land of (according to my daughter) pandas, tsum tsum and Chinese food (although I’m pretty sure they just call it food here and I’ll explain the tsum tsum later). A couple of days have passed since we landed at Capital Airport with 6 suitcases and 3 hand luggages in […]

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In my world, you’re everything.

To my amazing daughter. Congratulations on another fantastic school year. You went in to this year with such an entusiasm and an eager to learn more. And so you have. You’ve blossomed into this independent, strong minded girl who knows what she wants out of life. And who’s not afraid to show it. You’ve learned how […]

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