A year ago today, the girls and I boarded a plane for Addis Ababa. Reading through my first few posts after we arrived, I remember how exciting it all was.
I was away for almost 2 weeks on a business trip; my first since having Willa. Up until the moment I got on the plane, I was anxious: what if
We just got back from a family vacation in Barcelona, and the girls are so happy to be home. After ten days in the glorious sun, with kid-friendly parks and
I sort of dropped the ball when it came to Charley’s fourth birthday. While I’m feeling like kind of a bad parent, I am also very proud of Charley today.
I woke up at noon today (after 14 hours of sleep), grateful to have survived the long trip back to Ethiopia. When the girls woke up at 2:30 pm (after 16.5
Last summer, as we prepared for our move to Addis, I wrote to our social sponsor to ask if she would like us to bring her anything from the United
We’ve been doing post research lately because we’ll probably move to a new country in 2015. Yes, already. It seems like we just got here, right? I’m just getting used
I’m a little bit homesick. It’s been seven months since we arrived in Ethiopia, and I haven’t really left Addis (except for that brief day trip to the Portuguese Bridge).
My amazing friend Sara over at Our Yuppie Life wrote a great post last month about the key to happiness as an expat in Addis: staying busy. Sara’s positive attitude
I had a couple of hours free this morning, and decided it was time to find out what happens when you get highlights in Addis. There’s a high-end spa a