My ultimate goal as a parent is to raise productive global citizen who will thrive throughout life. In order to achieve this goal, I must ensure that they enter adulthood as self-sufficient as possible. At ten, eleven and thirteen years old, each child is responsible for washing and folding their own clothes, and ironing their school clothes. They also are responsible for weekly household duties as well, like washing dishes, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and cleaning the bathroom. Yes, they clean toilets and tubs too.
Almost two months ago, I gained a greater understanding of why my children and I needed to return to America. I received clarity on why I needed to be positioned here at this time.
On Thursday, August 24, 2017, I penned this sincere note to Hurricane Harvey expressing my frustration with his pending arrival to the coast of Southeast Texas
Let’s be realistic, sometimes life can suck on a major level. For many, there are days where it feels like no matter what you do or how many different approaches you take nothing ever lines up in your favor. I get it! I was once in a cloudy space where peace, genuine happiness and true success were far from my reality. Continue reading “Keep Pushing: 5 Strategies to Finding Happiness, Peace and Your Version of Success”
For 4 Deep Around The World vacations are more than visiting amusement parks and buying souvenirs. It’s about understanding the culture and the world around us. Hang with us as a $200 international flight deal takes us from the city streets of Houston to a farm in New Zealand.
For our first day in New Zealand, we wake up on a milk farm prepared to learn all about the farming business. It was a day filled with manure, fresh milk, after birth and nipples.
Thank you to Stacey and family for hosting 4 Deep Around the World and opening up your home to us.
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I pray that my next entry does not reek of the undertones of desperation.
Being divorced and a single mother of three at the ripe age of thirty-two was never one of my life goals. Now that I stand two years strong in the midst of both, I must embrace it with open arms while strategically making my best attempt at conquering the dating game. Continue reading “It’s Complicated: The Dating Game as a Single Mother & Expatriate”