My husband and I left the US in 2019 largely because we were tired of working all the time just to make ends meet. Our daughter was in daycare and I felt like we were missing out on her. Because we were. We decided to go abroad and ended up heading to China. This allowed… Continue reading Learning to Day Trade While Potty Training a Two-Year-Old and Taking Care of a Newborn: It IS Possible!
Tag: Living in China
Shanghai to Okinawa to Seoul to Florida: Our Coronavirus Escape Route
We flew to Okinawa with a Pack n’ Play and a few sets of beach clothes on January 18th, right at the start of my husband’s two-week Chinese New Year vacation. I remember my husband briefly mentioning something about a virus in China, but it was far from Shanghai so I didn’t think anything of… Continue reading Shanghai to Okinawa to Seoul to Florida: Our Coronavirus Escape Route
Questions Surrounding the Coronavirus Outbreak
As each day passes while I’m hiding out in Korea with my family, I compulsively check the news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak in China. We live in China and are unsure when we will be returning. Schools in Kunshan are delayed until February 17th as of today. We’ll stay here at least until then, so… Continue reading Questions Surrounding the Coronavirus Outbreak
Vacation in Okinawa: Hiding from the Coronavirus Panic
We planned our Chinese New Year break vacation to Okinawa way before we were aware of the whole coronavirus mess going on in Wuhan. We left Shanghai on January 18th and I think I may have had some vague awareness that there was some outbreak going on somewhere else in China. During our week-long stay… Continue reading Vacation in Okinawa: Hiding from the Coronavirus Panic