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    Coming home,  Traveling,  Well-being

    Home for a Change

    Alla took a long awaiting trip to Minsk the capital of Belarus last month. It was an exciting full of novelty and learning opportunity. She joined a group of other like-minded women, jumped on a long-haul express tour bus, and off they went – to a foreign country for a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Nature Sunshine products on…

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    Parenting

    I Dreaded the Start of the School Year

    I dreaded the beginning of the new school year. Making a small goal to stay aligned and connected the first morning helps change the perception. The motivation is the loved ones. I wanted my son and my husband to start off the right note so I took care of myself first by taking one step at a time with one…

  • Schooling

    Preschool or Homecare for Your Child?

    Looking for a day-care for your child? I was always a nervous mother. This is the way I am most of the time. I thought nobody can take better care of my son than me. I had a horrible time trusting anybody when it came to my child’s care. Coming back to the USA from our overseas assignment our son…

  • Well-being

    Deer In My Way

    Baby deer came to see me today. It was a young fawn exploring the neighbourhood and I had a privilege to watch him very closely while doing my morning jogging. I saw the spots and admired his gentle beauty. What an encounter. Such a treat!

  • Foreign Language

    Is Having an Accent Good or Bad?

    I love foreign languages and I love people who speak with an accent. Accent is fascinating. It tells about your uniqueness. It brings a charm to your personality and that inspiring mesmerizing enigma, which draws people to you. People with an accent are interesting, attractive and colorful. Next time you hear somebody speaking with an accent, just listen. You might…

  • Parenting

    Love Yourself To Love Your Child

    The beginning of the school year is just in a few weeks and I get stressed already. The heavy feeling of overwhelm started to deter my attention from enjoying the warmth of the summer days and coolness of the evenings; the cheerful chirping of the growing wild turkeys roaming through our yard and freshness of the memories of the recent…

  • Well-being

    64 oz of Water

    Hey, how much water do you drink during your normal day? Or maybe, I should ask do you drink water at all? I mean do you drink plain real water – the water without colours, sweeteners, flavors.  How weird it is, right? “Of course, I drink water” – some would answer. “What a stupid question!!!!” “Why are you asking this…

  • Education Overseas

    Homeschooling While Traveling

    While Traveling: Consider Homeschooling For Your Children. As the school year is just around the corner there is a lot of excitement happening in the air. The kids are ready to meet their classmates. The parents are ready for the children to finally get back to the established routines and start doing something more productive. We have changed several schools…

  • Work Overseas

    To Work or Not To Work

    When you come to a foreign country finding a job might be a challenging task. It all depends on many factors. If you are considering working in your new country, you might also consider why you want to do that. It is one thing when you already have a job that requires you to move overseas. It is a completely…