The Lesson I Will Take From Japan

I’ve only lived here in Japan for 6 months now and already I’ve experienced some powerful take-aways from living amongst this wonderful culture. America is not the greatest. It’s a sad fact. We fail in so many areas and I think the greatest example of observing the Japanese culture vs American culture lies in personal …

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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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