Monthly Archives: April 2016

Food For Thought In Kinshasa

Fresh fruits and vegetables, gourmet cheeses, and Obama Bread! Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, is full of surprises. From A, B, C, D Adventure. Advertisements

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But She Doesn’t Have a Speech Impediment!

In Denmark, the Toddler in the Trees’ mom discovers that being a non-native speaker of Danish is considered to be a speech impediment by the schools.

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Raising the Multilingual Child

On this week’s theme of bilingual kids in the Foreign Service, Diplomatic Mom discusses raising her Bulgarian/English/French speaking son.

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In The Air Tonight

The dry season in Honduras: burning trash, slash-and-burn agriculture, and no rain for weeks to wash it away. The reality of life at a post with poor air quality, from Have Orders, Will Travel.

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Raising Bilingual Kids: Tell Us Your Story

Raising kids to speak two languages equally well—easy, right? Maybe not! Kids With Diplomatic Immunity tells us how it’s working for her English and German-speaking family. Are you raising children in multiple languages? If so, tell us how that’s going. … Continue reading

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The “Real” Myanmar and the Snake Pagoda

Leaving the expat bubble for a short visit to a snake-filled shrine. From The Dispatch.

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A Walk in the Woods

Special occasions are defined differently when you are an expat family. A lovely reflection from The Hot Pot Blog.

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Pet Travel in the Foreign Service

A detailed guide from Jane and Phil.

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How Medical Care Works in Tajikistan

Planning a medical evacuation to London from a Central Asian country. From Sherwood Family Nonsense.

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When You Have One of Those Faces

Getting asked for directions a lot leads to a theory on the openness of various cultures. From Well That Was Different.  

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