Category Archives for Expat

Aerial Yoga in Delft: What to Expect

The Womanhood Studio in Delft is an iconic location for those of us who live here. It’s a centerpiece of the mom life in Delft, offering classes for women at all stages of motherhood. I first found the studio while I was pregnant with the Little Little, in search of a prenatal massage. Turns out […]

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Spring in Delft, Netherlands

My Facebook feed is full of last day of school pictures from my U.S. friends but here in the Netherlands it is business as usual. Our Summer holiday doesn’t start until mid-July. The temperatures this year have been fluctuating between ‘grab your summer coat’ and ‘run through the sprinklers’ for the last few days. Meanwhile […]

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My Week In Pictures

We just had one of those unbelievable weeks while my husband was traveling and my sister was here for a visit. We’ve had so many highs and lows this week that it only seemed fitting to recap it all in photos. Monday was a holiday, so we were all able to go and drop Jeff […]

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Baptism at St. John Lateran

Being an expat means being far away from family and friends. Although this poses challenges, it also provides an opportunity for amazing experiences. When the newest little joined the family we struggled over what to do for his Baptism. The two other boys were Baptized at my home parish, the Cathedral of Christ the King […]

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First Flight 

We celebrate a lot of baby milestones, but Baby’s First Flight is one of our favorites. Our new little guy has been on a few trips (Three countries to be exact!) but the flight to Rome marked his first trip by air. We flew on a KLM itinerary that was being operated by Alitalia. Check-in […]

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House Hunters International

Remember when I was super pregnant (30 weeks) and thought it was a good idea to shoot for House Hunters International? I’m actually not allowed to share this post until our episode is about to air, but I thought I should write it while I can still remember all the funny details. If you don’t […]

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St Martin’s Day in South Holland

The Feast of St. Martin is celebrated each November 11th with children going door to door singing and carrying lanterns. Much like on Halloween, children are given a treat at each house they visit. St. Martin is known as a friend to children and a patron of the poor. The children celebrate St. Martin’s with […]

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Expat Schooling: What We Are Doing

One of the most common questions we are asked about moving abroad is what we are doing about schooling for the boys. Our boys are in our Dutch neighborhood schools. They are at separate schools located right next to each other. (I love Dutch efficiency!) Our middle kid, little O is 2 years old and is […]

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Fall Apple Picking // Photo Diary

There are some activities worth repeating! Last year one of our first outings with friends was to go apple picking. (Read about that here.) We had such a lovely time I didn’t want to miss the fun this year despite opening weekend hovering near my due date. We headed back to De Olmenhorst for their self […]

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