Archive for May 2014

8 things I miss about daily life in Tokyo

My family was fortunate to get to spend our sons’ spring break holiday in Tokyo, Japan. For our vacation, we only had one goal – to absorb all the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of daily life in Tokyo. And, I’m happy to say we did just that. We rented an apartment in residential neighborhood. We took public transportation all over the... Read more »

Getting “schooled” in foreign language by my two young sons

This morning, I volunteered to help out at a special event at my sons’ school. Today, students’ grandparents were welcomed to come learn more about the school, meet the teachers and staff, and visit with their grandchildren in their classrooms. My sons go to an international school so that means visitors would be coming to the... Read more »

Top 5 multicultural events for families in Chicago this weekend - May 2, 3 and 4

The Raising World Citizens Weekend Planner is back from a brief spring break hiatus – and the timing couldn’t be better. There are a ton of great multicultural events for families taking place throughout Chicago all weekend long. Here is the Raising World Citizens list of the top five multicultural events for families in Chicago... Read more »