Category Archives: The Introverted Expat SAHM Diaries

Wiser And Braver For It: A Post-Melbourne Update (Part 2)

In part 1Β of this story I shared a bit of our (short) job hunting experience in Melbourne, and how I felt somewhat guilty watching my husband go through the process. But this wasn’t the only reason I agreed to come … Continue reading

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It Makes Me Happy to See The Hubs Happy: A Post-Melbourne Update (Part 1)

Some of you might remember that we moved to Melbourne in December 2016 to ‘escape’ the boredom and confinement I felt in Indonesia. (That is not to say the entire Indonesian archipelago is boring, no.Β  I’m just talking about my … Continue reading

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A Poignant Loss, Something to be Happy About & Christmas Greetings

Howdy beautiful people! 😘 Did anyone out there miss me? πŸ˜‚ Our master bedroom is a huge mess right now. I am surrounded by scattered mountains of stuff that need to be packed into already burgeoning suitcases when .. my … Continue reading

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I Thought I Couldn’t Have Another Baby Anymore?!! πŸ™ƒ

Hello beautiful people! πŸ™‚ ❀ It’s been a while. I’m pregnant you know. Yes, 9 weeks already (approximately). Dan-dan-daaaaaaaan!!! πŸ€— πŸ€— I had NO idea. At all! First off, my fallopian tubes are blocked. When I had my daughter (B1 … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Early πŸŒž

Hello all! Happy Monday! 🌞🌞 What one good thing will you do/start today? For me the answer is: delving into a topic of interest! One of the perks of being a SAHM is the wonderful opportunity to indulge in the … Continue reading

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The Sneaky Little Thing That’s Preventing Me From Finding A Job

I have this friend that is often the hapless beneficiary of my rants and confessions about the isolation of my life as an introvert expat SAHM (in a quiet, small city in a non-English speaking foreign country – sorry, I … Continue reading

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Praying About It

Nowhere in my entire life is the adage of blooming where you are planted more challenged (or taunting) than in my present circumstances. First, there is the double-edged sword of time freedom-in-abundance. I am a housewife with no small children … Continue reading

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