Category Archives: parenting in Colombia

Ajiaco With Friends and a View

This past weekend some friends from Siena´s class invited us to an ajiaco party. Ajiaco is a traditional soup from the Bogota area consisting of chicken, corn, and several different types of potatoes served with a hearty slice of avocado, … Continue reading

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Siena’s 8th birthday!

Siena turned 8 on August 6th and we celebrated (yet again!) by going to WOK, her favorite restaurant in Chia. It’s a Pan-Asian restaurant where she indulged her taste for sophisticated food like raw tuna carpaccio. My little foodie!

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Dia de La Familia (with photos)!

Have I mentioned that on July 29th we celebrated our second anniversary of moving to Colombia? Life has been so busy and now seems so normal that none of us even remembered to acknowledge this day. Colombia is where we … Continue reading

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Siena’s Birthday Bash!

Tis the seasons of birthdays in our family and we had a big birthday party for Siena who turns eight tomorrow. 54 guests, swimming, horseback riding, and a lechona (a rice and yellow pea stuffed pig), a Colombian favorite and … Continue reading

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The Birthday Bash!

Here are some photos from Jade’s 11th birthday party. The kids ran around, swam in the pool, sang karaoke and had a great time!

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Happy Belated Mother’s Day!

To all of you mothers out there, Happy Mothers Day!!!! I I spent Mother’s Day with my family doing the thing I love to do most, exploring new places (small Andean towns, lagoons, dirt roads), eating good food and finding … Continue reading

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After the Storm Comes the Rainbow

I have been able to gain some perspective since my last blog post. A good (and wise!) friend of mine who read my last blog post wrote me to remind me that there is learning in everything, that we can’t … Continue reading

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