Tokyo DisneySea and Disneyland {pt 1}

We’ve been to both Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland now, but at different times. If I had to suggest one for you to visit I’d say go to DisneySea. It’s a completely unique park unlike Disneyland, which pretty much has the exact same rides as back in the states. The Tokyo Disney parks are notorious for …

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Making Math Fun

Math is getting boring around here! I am constantly amazed with Logan’s ability to just understand things with little instruction. He must get that from his daddy. But now I’m struggling to vary his math practice without boring him to death by worksheet. So here’s a round up of games and activities that we are …

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Tips for Managing Deployment

Because I never see it as “surviving” deployment. I either manage it well, or I mismanage it. Here are a few tips that I’ve found helps me to stay above ground when it comes to managing the long days with two kiddos. Follow a morning and evening routine. I take a half hour out of my day every …

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Travel Journal {Thailand}

I have one last Thailand post to share with you. Looking at the pictures have me longing to be back in the tropical warmth, adventuring as a family again. The first few nights we stayed at the JW Marriott in Phuket. It is an absolutely gorgeous resort with beautiful rooms. Brayden was too young to …

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Travel Journal {Singapore}

Singapore was a stopover for us on our way to and from Thailand. We planned on using our space-A military flight benefit to get us almost to Thailand, and then booked tickets to Phuket once we made it there. It took us an extra week due to a massive snow storm in Tokyo derailing the …

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Why I say “No”

This article popped up on my Fox News Feed today about Flexing your “No Thanks” Muscle that I wanted to share because this concept has made such a drastic change in my own mindset and sanity. I used to be the type of person plagued by fear of telling someone no. Until I would overburden …

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Homeschooling Abroad {Curriculum}

Some days I feel like the blind leading the blind. Especially when it comes to teaching Logan the Japanese language and culture or really any subject for that matter. At least once a week I’m questioning my sanity. But then we have some amazing days like today where we snuggled on the couch and he …

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