As I near the last few months of living in Japan, I’m focusing on my last bucket list items. Attending a Japanese baseball game is a must while living in Japan. Watching the game is fun, but equally entertaining is the people watching. Baseball in Japan is quite an event! Last weekend my children and … More Living in Japan: Japanese Baseball Game
Perhaps we should call this post “Why talking over dinner, and talking in general with your child as they enter the cesspool of school and life is important!” I’ve heard the most interesting story from my fourth grader over dinner this evening. While sitting and listening to my oldest son share his experiences, favorites, and … More Motherhood: The Importance of Talking Over Dinner
We’re celebrating a monumental birthday in our family this weekend. Our precious oldest son is turning 10 tomorrow! We’ve already been celebrating with him, his friends, and a few parents. Love our village. I love being J’s mom and I’m so proud of him. Enjoy your weekend, and these eight links around the web. Advice … More Have a happy weekend.
Before moving to Japan, one of the things I was the most nervous about was driving. Not just driving in a foreign country, but driving in a country with Kanji marking signs I didn’t understand (yet), and driving on the wrong side left side of the road. The majority of the world … More Driving in Japan
I’m looking forward to our weekend together. My sons are finishing out their second week of school, and we’re all getting back into the school year routine. My sons have also started soccer season. Which I love, as do they. We’re planning on watching their soccer games, enjoying brunch with friends, and exploring in Japan, … More Have a great weekend
Happy Memorial Weekend! I hope you have a great, relaxing, and calm weekend. We plan on watching my sons play baseball, a picnic, a day to just relax at home, and a trip somewhere in the area. Enjoy your three day weekend with these links around the web: Woman Starts Her ‘Facing 100 Days of … More Happy Memorial Weekend
My sons have just started their spring baseball season this year. As a parent I love watching them practice, see them as a community member among their peers, taking critiques and tips from their coaches, and watching them learn and laugh. Honestly, I love the whole process: trying to find their bat from last year, … More What Parents Should Say As Their Children Perform
We’re planning on relaxing, enjoying another Saturday watching our sons play baseball, birthday parties with friends, and enjoying a delicious Sunday brunch with friends. What are your plans? Enjoy these links around the web: Who knew these Kinder Eggs were illegal in the US? It’s Golden Week here in Japan! Why French Kids Don’t Have … More Have a relaxing weekend
We’ve started our weekend off with family movies, cuddling a whiny toddler with ear pain who screams so loudly when we give her ear drops, and a Saturday morning full of watching my sons first baseball games of the season. We’re also watching my friend’s children so her and her husband can go on a … More Have a wonderful weekend.
While visiting Osaka we stayed at Hotel Keihan Universal Tower in Universal City. Towards universal City from Shin-Osaka: Shin-Osaka arrived via bullet train, exit jr exit, take platform 15 and 16 to main osaka station. At main Osaka station take pink osaka loop line, platform one towards Universal City. At Nishikujo after exiting train transferred … More Hotel Keihan Universal City Osaka, Japan