Category Archives: FS Family Life

Repatriation for the final time

Kelly at ‘Well, That Was Different’ talks about going home for the final time during tough political times. Advertisements

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Another fantastic foreign service vacay

Greg took the kids to the Red Sea aboard a research boat – looking for whale sharks – how cool is that?! G

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Stories of Single Parenthood in the Foreign Service

No G20 for the Wanderlust Diaries. Stories of single parenthood in the Foreign Service.

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Pros and Cons of MSG Duty

Have Orders Will Travel outlines the pros and cons of serving overseas with the Marine Security Guard Detachment that is found at every embassy and consulate. 5 Reasons to Say Yes to MSG┬áDuty 5 Reasons to Say No to MSG … Continue reading

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Masks and Air Purifiers Versus Pollution

The Bre Times describes all the ways her family deals with extreme air pollution in Beijing, China.

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Raising Bilingual Kids

Culture Shock is raising kids in a bilingual English/French household. Here’s how it is going so far.

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Braving the Cold in Mongolia

How cold is it in Ulaan Bataar? Really, really cold! Kids with Diplomatic Immunity shares her practical advice for keeping warm in a truly extreme climate.

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I Bless the Rains Down in Africa

When the rains finally arrive in sub-Saharan Africa it is something to see. From Nomads by Nature.

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Road Trip to Southern Namibia

The road winds past the Tropic of Capricorn to the Giant’s Playground. From Schlink Attack!

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The Trimmings and Trappings

Home for the holidays, from Woodland Travels.

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