Lots of outdoor time time here lately, which is fabulous. Spring has finally arrived. All that running, jumping, scootering, playing and riding, makes a boy sweaty and dirty. The longer days can make it tricky to squeeze in the long luxurious baths Blake has grown accustomed to. We play outside until the sun goes down, eat dinner … Continue reading
I popped into art class today to speak to his art teacher for a quick second. Lucky me, Blake’s class was in there. He was totally engaged painting a toilet roll pink, that’s one of his favorite colors. He loves all the colors of the rainbow except yellow. I snapped a quick pic of a … Continue reading
Another one of our China Alive activities was a visit, performance and demonstration from a martial arts expert. Blake got a chance to do some moves.
Almost our entire school is celebrating our host culture this week. Our MS students are all traveling around the country experiencing amazing cultural activities. Our elementary students are having a week of activities here on campus. Chinese indoor games, outdoor games, movies, and activities galore. Our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students are all going … Continue reading
We were digging through the art room on the weekend and found an unopened box of fabric markers. We hit up decathalon and bought two white t-shirts and began drawing last night. Here are their drawings. From the front. and a cuddle
Our friend’s Kath and Lawrence came into town this weekend from Hong Kong. We’ve both lived in Shanghai for years and years, but we decided to do some touristy things. We cruised the Huangpu River on Saturday and hit the Aquarium on Sunday. It’s so fun catching up with old friends and seeing the city … Continue reading
We knew Blake was growing or else all his clothes were shrinking, but yesterday morning he woke up looking really stretched out. We measured him for the first time since mid February. 3cm!!! More than an inch. With genes like mine and Scotts he’s bound to be a giant.
A water bottle, a sock, some dishwater detergent and H2O = a new fun and different way of blowing bubbles.