Aussie School Impressions

The kids started school in early November and have had a good 7 week intro to school in Australia.  Due to the school year ending here in December, the kids returned to their grades from last year.  They are now off on their second summer vacation of the year, until the new school year starts February 1st.  The kids attend …

A Mini Escape to WA

Today we have been in Melbourne exactly two months.  Usually I am complaining about time going by too quickly, but in this case the past two months feel like so long ago.  We are settling in here.  I have been open about the struggles and difficulties I have had settling here.  I have also had lots of time to think …

We love Thailand!

We knew that after India we wanted to spend some time in Southeast Asia and we left it up to Ella to decide where – Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore.  She researched them thoroughly and decided upon Bangkok.  Both Ella and Gavin would have birthdays in India and in SEA and we knew we wanted to give them a few …

Update from Oz

Looking at the blog, I can’t believe almost a month has passed since my last post.  I want to write more about India, our time in Thailand and some of the exploring we have done in Melbourne.  But I can’t gloss over the past month and the struggles I have experienced.  I haven’t posted frequently to social media lately, but …

A Rainbow of Emotions

Our first blog from Australia and I am so excited to say that as of two hours ago we have a house.  We don’t move in for 3 weeks, but we have sent the bond and it is official!  We have been in Australia just less than 2 weeks and searching for a house has consumed these weeks.  It has …