School’s Out 2021

School has been the biggest challenge since we moved to rural Panama. In fact, I’ve written multiple blog posts about it. It’s been difficult to find stable environments that meet our educational needs and desires. We have been continuously piece mealing solutions for the past two years. Then, of course, the pandemic threw us for … More School’s Out 2021

Hard Good-Byes

One thing about living in a community made up of mostly ex-pats is that is very transitional, a revolving door. There are always new people to welcome, and there is always someone moving on. We have made amazing friends since living here, and we’ve had to say some sad good-byes. We accept that there are … More Hard Good-Byes


One of the most amazing gems that we have in this town is Teacher Emily. She is an incredible teacher who has taught my kids everything from academics, Spanish, and now theatre. Last year, she started a theatre class and the kids put on a wonderful production of Cinderella. However, this spring, she and the … More Aladdin

Spring Break 2021

Gone are the days of the crazy party-filled spring breaks. Let’s be honest, I was never that cool. But now our spring breaks are an excuse for family vacations. Luckily, everything has reopened within the country. However, travel is still a bit complicated internationally, so we wanted to take advantage and explore some areas of … More Spring Break 2021