Starting School in England

Although my timeline was filling up today with back-to-school photos, we are still about two weeks away from our girl starting her first year of school here in England. I would love to show you photos of where she’ll be going because it is a small and charming village school that might just make you more

Visit: Montacute House

If you’re a parent or hope to be one day, what do you most want to give to your children? Don’t give me the token answers like acceptance, unfaltering love or security. We all hope that for our children. Sift through the every day stuff. What do you hope makes up their childhood? What are more

Learning to Live like the English

Living abroad as an American means I also know a lot of people who are living abroad as Americans. They are scattered around the globe in countries that have more marked differences than the ones between the United States and the United Kingdom. Sometimes I feel like a “fake” expatriate because I’ve moved to a more

I’m Not Keeping it Real

The internet is hard. Don’t get me wrong. It often enhances my life and makes it so much easier. ┬áIt allows me to see my American family and for my family to see us, it provides me with the refuge I need when I’m alone to access and secretly dance to Taylor Swift videos (and more