An Expat-ois Life


MKB Carnival: Teaching Multiculturalism Around the Holidays.

I am thrilled to be hosting this month’s Multicultural Kid Blogs Carnival. This month’s theme is Teaching Multiculturalism around the Holidays, with a specific focus on dealing with clashing cultures or traditions. As my daughters get older, they smother me with waves of questions daily. I’ve recently had to do some quick thinking on whether […]

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Planes, Trains, & Tuktuks

The Dia de los Muertos Countdown

We are now less than a month away from Dia de los Muertos my second favorite holiday after Thanksgiving. We introduced the girls to this holiday last year for the first time. We built an altar, made colour paper ‘picado’ decorations and baked pan de muerto.  On the altar, we had pictures of my grandmother, […]

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Mama’s Musings


My Pinterest Parenting Bluff or Gift Wrapping Without Paper, Tape, and Scissors.

Most of you have probably seen a the type of meme that regularly makes the interweb rounds. It’s usually a picture of a gorgeous woman or amazing athlete doing some sport or pose with the caption: “How I see myself….” Followed by a second picture, usually of Mr. Beeb or some other absurd character “How I actually […]

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Mama Squawks

A Special Thanks to:

Helene Demetriades for the incredible banner & Anne Radcliffe from Food Retro for helping me put it all together!