Practical

Keeping in Touch Long Distance

by Rachel Pieh Jones on March 4, 2015

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Like pretty much all Life Overseas readers, my kids are growing up 12,290 miles from both sets of grandparents. Their aunts, uncles, and cousins are equally far away. Sometimes my youngest spends a month away from me in order to visit her grandparents. My oldest two attend boarding school. And yet, I think my kids […]

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Celebrate and Vacate

by Angie Washington on August 12, 2013

Washington kids (Gabrielle is in the middle)

Today is my daughter’s Golden Birthday: 12 on the 12th! Yeah for Gabrielle! So today’s A Life Overseas post is dedicated to celebrations… and vacations! Celebrate the small stuff! Celebrate the big stuff! Don’t let the work take up so much room that you “don’t have (make) time” for: celebrations, travel, relaxing, fun, vacations, parties… […]

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Reminiscing and Dreaming

by Editor on January 2, 2013

Today’s guest post comes from missionary mom Shannon Kelley. Here, Shannon shares a practical idea for being intentional as family as we leave last year behind and look forward to the New Year. ********* I’m a big fan of the New Year. There is something hopeful and exciting about it. I love reminiscing over the past […]

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