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Essential Japan Travel and Living Products: Your Ultimate Guide to a Smooth Experience

Essential Japan Travel and Living Products: Your Ultimate Guide to a Smooth Experience

Whether you’re planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Japan or have recently made the Land of the Rising Sun your new home, you’re in for an incredible adventure. My family and I relocated to Japan in August, and we’ve been captivated by the beauty, culture, and 

Moving Adventures:  Children’s Books to Help Your Little One Cope with Moving

Moving Adventures: Children’s Books to Help Your Little One Cope with Moving

As a military family, we are no strangers to moving. In fact, it’s a way of life. And as we prepare for our next adventure in Japan, I’ve been thinking about the best ways we’ve helped our little ones cope with the changes that come 

Travel Activity Books Your Littles Will Love

Travel Activity Books Your Littles Will Love

The hardest part of prepping for any trip is making sure I have plenty of activities to keep the kids busy. I like to be prepped not only for the ride there (plane, train, car) but I also like to have options for when Jeff 

Trip Preparation with Culture Smart Guidebooks // Colombia

Trip Preparation with Culture Smart Guidebooks // Colombia

Homeschooling allows us to continue traveling with the littles. Each trip opens up a study of art, cuisine and culture. The prep work and lesson planning was easy to do in Europe, where I had a strong knowledge of the culture and history of places 

Homeschool Room Tour

Homeschool Room Tour

When looking for a house in Florida I wanted to find the perfect space to set up our homeschool room. We looked at homes with detached buildings and others with extra bedrooms that were perfect backdrops for a homeschool room. My homeschool room Pinterest board 

Tales for Tiny Travelers // Review

Tales for Tiny Travelers // Review

This post contains affiliate links.  I’m always looking for children’s books that link our travels with history. Our kids get so much more from our travels when our kids can connect what they are hearing on tours and seeing as we walk with a story. 

Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

We’ve been in the Netherlands for over two years now. The Big Little is a fluent Dutch speaker, the Middle Little is well on his way and our Little Little  responds to some Dutch commands. Jeff and I still don’t speak Dutch but we can 

Wonderbly Personalized Children’s Books // Review

Wonderbly Personalized Children’s Books // Review

This post contains an affiliate link.  We love to read. Even the Little Little loves to grab a book and babble as if he is reading. I don’t think we can ever have enough good books in the house, so when I discovered the personalized 

Make It Yours // Book Review

Make It Yours // Book Review

This post contains affiliate links.  Since moving to the Netherlands and leaving most of my craft gear behind, oh and adding another little one to the mix, I’ve been much less crafty than normal. Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make it Yours grabbed my attention with the 

iGo Stories Travel Books // Review

iGo Stories Travel Books // Review

After traveling, reading is our favorite activity. We recently discovered the iGo Stories travel book series. These personalized books place your child in the middle of a traveling adventure full of famous landmarks. My Big Little is completely obsessed with London. The “Adventures in London”