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“He is Upsetting Some of the Customers” – Goodwill and My Crying Child

He is Upsetting Some of the Customers Goodwill and My Crying Child

Kids cry. Some kids throw a temper tantrum. I know it, you know it, it’s a fact of life. My kids are probably a bit louder than most kids. I say this because I know my kids are hyper, independent, stubborn, and mischievous little monkeys. They don’t have a mild bone in their bodies, and […]

5 Things We Love And Hate About Mexico Public Schools

5 Things We Love And Hate About Mexico Public Schools

There are good things about Mexico public schools and there are bad things about Mexico public schools. We put Sawyer, our five-year-old, in the third grade of pre-primary school last August. (This is equivalent to Kindergarten in the US.) We took Sawyer out six months later and decided to homeschool him. Six months of schooling […]

Ayotlcalli Sea Turtle Release Zihuatanejo – Beautiful Mexico

Ayotlcalli Sea Turtle Rescue at Playa Blanca - Beautiful Mexico

I would have never imagined that our family would be part of a turtle release in Mexico, not once but twice! Our first turtle release in Mexico was several years ago in Puerta Vallarta at the Grand Maya Resort. The second occasion was with Olive Ridley baby sea turtles at the Ayotlcalli Sea Turtle Rescue at […]

Barra de Potosi, Guerrero, Mexico is My New Favorite Beach Town

Barra de Potosi in Guerrero, Mexico is My New Favorite Beach Town

Going through these pictures of Barra de Potosi, Guerrero has been nostalgic. It was a time when we weren’t under quarantine, we were free, and we were happy. Don’t get me wrong, I am not unhappy. I have awesome kids, a wonderful family, and great friends. I also have a nice home, food in the […]

Expat Living With the Coronavirus in Mexico – How Are We Coping?

How Is Mexico Coping With COVID-19 Living in Coronavirus Times

Updated 1/6/2021 – Expat living with the coronavirus in Mexico is probably very similar to living with the coronavirus in any other part of the world. Some people are careful not to spread the disease, some people don’t care whether they spread it or not, and some people still don’t believe it’s real. The coronavirus, […]

Mexico Gated Communities – Five Reasons Not to Live in One

Mexico Gated Communities - Five Reasons Not to Live in One

Updated January 29, 2021 – We have lived in Mexico for seven and a half years. We have lived in three different Mexico gated communities during that time. One in Morelia and two in Uruapan, both in the state of Michoacan. We have also lived in four homes that were not in gated communities. Just […]