Category Archives: Dumpling

Resting in the down day

Fridays are typically the “down” day in our homeschool schedule.  That usually means pajamas stay on forView full post »

Six and three!

November is a big month for this little guy!  Not only did he celebrate his sixth birthday on November 4th, we alsoView full post »

Getting lost in the corn

We kind of dropped the ball on all of the fall activities this year.  When I write drop the ball, that translates to:View full post »

Our country Halloween

Living in the country means we need to travel to another neighborhood if we want to trick-or-treat.  We justView full post »

Rocket ships and picnics

We made our way to DC over the weekend to visit one of our favorites – the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. View full post »

Summer’s End

What started as an extremely last-minute beach invitation in 2013 has transformed into one of our family’s mostView full post »

Solar Eclipsing 2017

The Solar Eclipse was SO COOL!  I’m so glad we were able to snag some glasses so we could all experience theView full post »

Putt-putting

We had the chance to do some mini-golfing with my mom last week, and I think the kids had so much fun!  This was one ofView full post »

Army men and pajamas

It can be so easy for me to take for granted the sweet, simple moments of daily living.  Just trying to keep up withView full post »

Weekends are for airshows and friends

The weekend was filled with beach time, pool swimming, sunbathing, book reading, delicious food eating, game playing,View full post »

It’s Children’s Day!

Értóng Jié Kuàilè! Happy Children’s Day! On June 1, the Chinese celebrate Children’s Day. Internationally,View full post »

Front Porch Sittin’

We had the family over for a Mother’s Day celebration and it was such a nice evening.  Lots of chatting andView full post »

His newest big thing

He’s been working so hard on his preschool skills these last few months.  When we go downstairs to the schoolView full post »

New Traditions

A few weeks ago, we hosted my Uncle and cousins from my Daddy’s side of the family.  It was, sadly, the firstView full post »

Two Years

It was two years ago that we walked into the infamous Guangzhou civil affairs office as a family of five, and walkedView full post »