Crazy fun couple of weeks here! Officially my kids graduate next Friday so we’re just having fun right now. Some of them will leave after next week, but the rest will still stay through the end of June. The smog went a little crazy last week so I had to keep the kids inside for…… Continue reading June 3, 2017
4/14/17 Thursday was a trying day. One of the days that I question why I teach, or even get out of bed in the morning. Then, I came home, started writing, and this happened: [9:00-Nicole is in the office in the process of boiling six dozen eggs to color later in the day. Kids run…… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Preschool Teacher
So I’ve been working on a much longer post but it’s still not finished and it’s just some general China stuff, so I’m going to keep working on it and post sometime soon. For now though, I know it’s been a while, so I thought I’d post pictures from the last couple weeks. It finally…… Continue reading March 26, 2017
I’m not entirely sure what happened to December. It seems to have evaporated. Yesterday was Thanksgiving right? Anyway, I don’t care because I will be home in KC in less than 36 hours! It’s going to be a long 36 hours though, since I have to work Friday and I’m going straight to the airport…… Continue reading December 22, 2016
I hope everyone is having a great holiday. I had to work all day but it was pretty relaxing. I don’t often let my kids just watch movies but this morning we finished watching the Thanksgiving cartoon from yesterday while they colored turkeys. Then we squeezed in some reading/sight word practice before baking a big…… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Greetings all, It’s been a fun crazy hectic couple of weeks. My body is getting a serious workout trying to adjust to rapidly changing temperatures and smog levels. Last week the air was disgusting and I came down with some sort of miserable respiratory illness. But then Saturday was sunny, sixty and perfectly clean so…… Continue reading
I don’t have any major updates, just some everyday life stuff. Firstly, let’s talk about the government mandated heating. The heat in Beijing does not get turned on until November 15th. Individual homes and businesses can not turn on heat-in order to conserve resources, the heat gets turned on for the whole building at the…… Continue reading Odds and Ends