Tag Archives: school

Excuses, Excuses

Boy, do I got ‘em. The return to Real Life and the start of the school year has pretty much kicked my butt. Because the dining room table has been covered in my piles of projects, we’ve eaten almost every … Continue reading

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Winterfest Hodgepodge

This past weekend was our school Winterfest.  It was one of those absolutely beautiful late fall/early winter days that was crisp and sunny and just delightful on which to be outside.  Especially in contrast to last year, which fell on … Continue reading

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Just Keep Swimming

Both Cuties tried out for and subsequently made their school swim team this fall.  It has been a terrific season so far, and they are getting so much out of being a part of this kind of team, working on … Continue reading

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And They’re Off!

I officially have a Fifth Grader and a Third Grader today! We met their teachers on Friday, saw their classrooms and found out their class lists. We are ready to go. Which in Tokyo, when you ride the bus an … Continue reading

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A Great Reason to Bring Your Kids to Japan

There were a lot of reasons why we made the decision to move to Japan, but tops on the list were the kinds of experiences our children could have. So imagine my delight when checking Little Cutie’s homework folder and … Continue reading

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A Day of Firsts

Today was the first day of 2nd and 4th grade for The Cuties. It was their first day walking to the bus in a major city. It was their first day heading off to school in Japan. And it was … Continue reading

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