Monthly Archives: December 2014

Oh The Twists and Turns of This Life We Lead…

The windy mountain road we navigate to get to and from our house is a metaphor for our life here in Taiwan.  It is full of twists and turns and near misses; but overall, lovely and with perks.  Like many … Continue reading

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My First Driving Misadventure

Day two of driving in Taipei and I already experienced the perils of relying on the GPS on the mountain back roads. We have two main choices of roads up the mountain to where we live.  One is the main … Continue reading

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The Car is Here!

After five months of taking taxis and subways and buses, our white minivan, code name: The Family Ferrari, is in our driveway.  Free at last! The battery was dead upon arrival and after the recharge, the radio and clock are … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Reese Witherspoon’s “The Good Lie” #Giveaway

Warner Bros. “THE GOOD LIE” is coming out on BluRay and DVD Dec. 23 “The Good Lie” tells the true-life story of the Lost Boys of Sudan, their lives torn apart by civil war, left to grow up in refugee … Continue reading

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The I CARE Foundation’s International Travel Child Consent Form Protects Minors Traveling Abroad From Parental Abduction

Is your family in the midst of a high-conflict situation such as a divorce or separation which includes child custody issues?  And if so, is your child going to be traveling abroad this Christmas holiday season – either with consent or under … Continue reading

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To Curse or Not To Curse, WTF is a Parent to do?

I’ve never been a big swearer.  I can remember as a 10 year old in fifth grade, when my peers started to use “bad words,”  thinking that using the F word in every other sentence was a cop-out for taking … Continue reading

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Unique Holiday Gift Guide: With Giveaways

My shopping is complete since I have to plan way ahead to allow for the several weeks for shipping to Southeast Asia.  My kids are getting a lot of video games, computer gear, clothing, pjs, books and more. I’ve compiled … Continue reading

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