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And So It Starts….

Can life get any crazier?  How do you know school is back in session for your kids? When you say good-bye to… sleepovers going to bed at 23:30 waking up whenever stress free mornings afternoons to myself to do whatever … 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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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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The Newest International School in Bydgoszcz

Well guess what went up last week at the school my girls attend here in Bydgoszcz? So what does this mean?  A lot of more positives changes are coming to this school and my girl’s education here in Poland!   … Continue reading

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Reading week comes to Poland

One thing that is a highlight for any school in the US or even the international schools that my kids went to in the Netherlands or Panama is “Reading Week.”  So when talking with the staff of the girls new … Continue reading

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The knighting of new students

Well it is official, I have no more babies at home according the “A’s” school.  She officially got welcomed into her new school along with all the grade 1 kids by the knighting of the new students. I guess it … Continue reading

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Parent Teacher conference time

Well I survived my first Polish parent teacher conference time!   Yesterday, I had my 1st grade daughters conference and today I had my 3rd grade daughters conference.  At the International School they did not have them like this, we … Continue reading

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We survived our first day of Polish school

Today was the first day of school here in Bydgoszcz, Poland and guess what?  We survived our first day of Polish school! As you know we were not over impressed with the International School here in town so this school … Continue reading

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Last day of school in more ways than one!

Last day of school in more ways than one! Today is the day my girls have been counting down too for the last month, last day of school!!  Only one way can describe the year we have had at the … Continue reading

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Panama Comes to Visit Poland!

Panama Comes to Visit Poland! This month my youngest daughter’s classroom is learning about different parts of the world such as continents and the countries that are in them.  Well, for some crazy reason her teacher asked me to do … Continue reading

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A Visit to…Upside Down House!

A Visit to…Upside Down House! A few week ago, I had the privilege to go on a school field trip with my daughter’s class.  When I got the permission slip it said that they were going to the “Upside Down House.”  What? … Continue reading

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A Day With Lots of “Downs”!

Yesterday was another day with lots of downs!  I spent the majority of the day with one of my girls on her class field trip.  Now this was not just a day to the zoo or to the movies, we … Continue reading

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Carnival Party Time in Poland!

Well it is carnival party time in Poland! Now in the US where I grew up we really did not celebrate carnival so when we moved over to the Netherlands 7 years ago, it was a complete eye opener to … Continue reading

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My Hobby That Turned Into a Career

This week at school my littlest is learning about different careers  that people have.  Her teacher asked parents if anyone of us wanted to come in and talk about our jobs.  Well technically I don’t work anymore since moving here to Poland … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Local Animal Shelter

Yesterday I got to wear my mommy hat and go with one of daughter’s on a school field trip.  We were off to the city of Bydgoszcz’s animal shelter.  This is the same shelter we got our dog, Pryrek from … Continue reading

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First Day of School, Finally!

Well I think we were one of the last ones that I know to finally started this school year! My two little ones were on cloud nine starting school and well my high school junior that is a different story! … Continue reading

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