Category Archives: International Education

Here We Come Sokrates

What a day yesterday was!  Why?  School officially started for “A” & “E” who are going into 2nd and 4th grade. This year once again they are going to Sokrates International Primary School here in Bydgoszcz.  We absolutely enjoyed last … Continue reading

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Warsaw Planetarium

When we were at the science museum in Warsaw last week we also went and did the planetarium which is attached to the museum. Since my husband’s foot is still quite sore from when he broke it 8 weeks ago, … Continue reading

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She is Not My Baby

Tuesday evening “L” and I did yet another tradition of being a high school Senior….SENIOR PICTURES!!! In the US a lot of kids in their last year of high school during this senior year do a photo shoot with nice … Continue reading

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Where Did The Year Go

Last Friday was finally the last day of school here in Poland for my youngest 2 girls!  Yes, it seems like they go to school FOREVER here compared to the US since most of my friends back home kids have … Continue reading

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Hi Ho Hi Ho Off to School We Go

It is hard to believe that only in the 1st grade “A” as of this week has attended 3 different school buildings in her short education span.  Crazy huh?  But this 3rd school building is worth it!  The school that … Continue reading

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International Kids Day 2014

Saturday according to my youngest 2 kids…”this is the GREATEST day EVER” celebrating International Kids Day 2014. Before moving to Poland I had never heard of this day before but here it is hugely popular and celebrated throughout the whole … Continue reading

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A Quick Visit to Hungary

It was that time of the month where a bunch of the wives from my husband’s job get together to learn each others home country as I have mentioned before. The other day this month the wives from Hungary hosted … Continue reading

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Who’s cooking dinner?

One of “E’s” favorite classes at school is her Wednesday cooking class.  She is turning into a mini-me with her love of cooking and baking. She is 9 year old and she is getting older and more independent but the … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung here in Poland not just with plants starting to show leaves, my tulips are coming up but according to the calendar it says spring is officially here.  The first day of spring here is a big deal … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Slovakia & the Czech Republic

No, I really did not make a quick trip to Slovakia or to the Czech Republic yesterday but I was able to learn a few things about each of the countries as it was time for my monthly coffee morning with the … Continue reading

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And the Search Continues

If my oldest daughter and I do not kill each other I will be completely amazed! Yes, we are still trying to find the perfect prom dress for the up coming Prom here in a few months.  Yes, it is … Continue reading

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Way to go kiddo!

I so am having a proud mom week and half with “E”!   As many of you know, “E’ started going to a mostly Polish school back in August when we took her out of the English-speaking international school.  I … Continue reading

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The game in the eyes of a 6 year old

Last night was a girls night out with my youngest 2 girls and a good friend of mine.     We headed to the Men’s volleyball game, Transfer Bydgoszcz, who was playing against the Warsaw team. Oh, it was a … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho off to see Kim we go!

Monday night for family night we went out to watch the local women’s professional volleyball team, KS Palac play against the Sopot team.  While we like to watch volleyball, this match was a bit more special was that American player, … Continue reading

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A day at the Photo Museum (Muzeum Fotografii)

Last week a few friends and I headed down for a tour of the local Photo Museum here in Bydgoszcz. I drive by it all the time, so when one of them suggested that we go check it out, as … Continue reading

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And the party continues

As if “E”s birthday party on Saturday was fun enough in the morning, I decided to punish myself some more that Saturday night by taking the girls and 3 of their friends to the men’s professional volleyball team here in … Continue reading

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It’s time for a pizza party!

So Saturday was “E’s” big birthday I was telling you about that “E” was sewing aprons for. Since “E” was turning 9 years old this year it is a hard age to plan a party for.  She is getting to … Continue reading

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What another party?

It is carnival time here in Poland, so that means “What another party?” YEP!!! While Halloween may not be very popular here in Poland but Carnival sure is so this is when it is time to dress up and have fun … Continue reading

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Athletes Abroad Pen Pals

The other day the youngest 2 became pen pals with 2 American professional volleyball players and members of the US National Volleyball Team, Rachael Adams and Kim Hill.  OK, yes we already know them on a personal level but Rachael … Continue reading

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Christmas Programs Polish style

Have I mentioned how much I love the holiday season?  I do! Why because of the cute kids Christmas programs it brings. I have seen my share of Christmas programs American style over the last 21 years of having kids … Continue reading

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Time I dread the most

Well what have I been up to the last 2 and half days in between holiday parties, school activities and life in general? The time I dread the most about living in Poland, applying for our “Resident Card” to live … Continue reading

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BINGO Time

One of the fun things I miss about the US is the game BINGO!   Growing up in North Dakota bingo was a game that was played quite often for fundraisers with church groups, youth groups or other charity groups. … Continue reading

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Happy Name Day “E”

Well the other day was big day here in Poland, “E’s” Name Day. Once again another perk of taking my kids out of the International school here and immersing them in a more traditional Polish school is that they are … Continue reading

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Time to visit…. Chor Alexandrov (Red Army Choir)

Yes, yesterday was  busy for me.  Not only did a celebrate Poland’s Independence Day with my kids; I also went out to a concert with some friends of mine.  We went to see Chor Alexandrov. They are an old Russian choir, … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day Poland

Happy Independence Day Poland! National Independence Day is the most important Polish national holiday. On November 11, 1918, after 123 years of captivity, Poland regained its independence. The date of 11 November was announced a national holiday in 1937. Since … Continue reading

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