As I write this we’re in week 14 of what I once estimated could be a 16-week transition; it’s gonna take a bit longer.
The transition began when our move was confirmed and my daily routine was suspended: in favour of clearing out, preparing our shipment, travel planning; dismantling our life in Congo while researching new schools and new neighbourhoods in Denmark. 999 more words
We have now been in Bali for 5 weeks, and the kids have just finished their second week at the Green School. There have been ups and downs, joy and frustrations, and we have come to realise that big life changes are exciting, but also really challenging, and that one must accept that adapting to a new environment with new culture, new people and a constant overload of new sensory input takes time. 387 more words