Nova Scotia, Canada – Home After 4 Years in Qatar

Coming home meant a continuum of emotions, along with lots of to-do lists, as we became Canadian residents again while starting our life here with everything we gained in Qatar. Settling into 5th Wheel Living This was a rigamarole of making our way through campsites until we finally found what we were looking for: free….

Saying Goodbye – American School of Doha – Final Assembly

Having to leave this job was the hardest part of leaving Qatar. Period. The ASD final assembly happened in May, while we were in India. I added it here now, before I start our repatriation blogs back into Canada!! Saying goodbye was heartbreaking…. The final assembly of the year was the time to say goodbye…

Surprise for Mama & DV – Part II – Kids Telling Jokes!!

With support from faculty and staff telling jokes for you, I also had support from the Director of the American School of Doha to make sure I include kids telling you jokes to make you laugh!!!  Thank you Tom!!  :))))) I’d like to give a huge shout out to Grade 5 teacher Allison Farmer for…

Surprise Mama & DV – This Blog is For You!!

My father’s health has not been great for many years – my mother faithfully by his side – his health becoming her whole life. Over their 30 plus years of marriage they have modeled for me the many virtues of a strong marriage, especially since my father’s health became an issue, of commitment during the…

2018 International Week at ASD – Moments!

After a long run of very little breaks since the start of school in August, everyone was very ready for this fun filled week of activities, food and celebration! Time to sign where I’m from! Wearing my abaya and shayla to school! Raina wears a headscarf everyday, but not an abaya.  Sadia doesn’t cover at…