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Schule zu Hause

My family is on our 6th week of German school at home. I think everyone has had some interesting experiences because of COVID-19 and the...

Jünkerath (Part II)

Time seemed to stand still as I anxiously awaited Ellie’s return from her class trip. Standing on the platform, I was thrilled to see the...

Jünkerath (Part I)

Today I took half my heart to the train station for Jünkerath. Ellie is going on a class trip to a youth center near the Belgium border...

The Power of the Written Word

We are over 7 months into our journey as a military family, just wrapping up our third month overseas, and I’ve come down with an...

Importance of a Warm Welcome

I find myself reflecting after a parent/teacher night spent at a school where, instead of being the teacher, I was both a parent and a...

A Difficult Decision

Earlier this summer, in June, I traveled to Germany to visit my husband and start making plans for our new life overseas. We had three...

Scientific Language in Play

How children learn to use scientific language in play and in life. I recently took my two children, Crawford (6) and Ellie (8), and my...