Twins Baptism Day
Today was a perfect day. Today the twins chose to be baptized in South Korea as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and receive the blessing of the Holy Ghost. As a family we participated in this sacred ordinance and witnessed the transformation of their spiritual rebirth. It was both less emotional than I...
Day 16 South Korea Family Travel JournalPracticing Music
We are one day away from the twins baptism and this day was purposely kept free so that we could be rested and wrap up odds and ends. Day 16 South Korea Family Travel Journal In the morning we spent a leisurely day around the apartment. I caught up some on our family journal and Gabriel and I prepared a few...
Baby playing with brown bears at Everland in South Korea
We are spending the entire summer in the city of Incheon, South Korea while Gabriel teaches two summer courses at the Global Campus! Follow along with our travel journal while we explore the city, learn the Korean language and live as temporary expats in the land of the morning calm. Day 1: Departure from the United States and Arrival into...
Worldschooling the Korean Alphabet in Korea
Today was glorious. We had no agenda and nothing to do, and we let the baby take a nap. Gabriel had a presentation at the Global Campus, so while we waited for him to finish we practiced saying yes in Korean: 예. Today was all about saying yes. The kids love to travel, but no matter how old you...
Shopping at Bupyeong Underground Market with Kids in South Korea
The twins baptism is fast approaching, and since they are getting baptized in Korea we thought it would be special to incorporate as much of the Korean culture as possible. We’d been browsing the stores as we went about our adventures, but we needed to dedicate some time to really finding some dress clothes for both kids. The plan...
Free Korean Language Classes at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Incheon, Korea Songdo Branch
We have attended local wards or branches of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the United States, France, Japan and now Korea! In France and Japan the meetings were all held in the local language, but here in Korea we are split between Korean and English. The children attend Korean primary, and we have an...
Central Park Songdo with Kids in Incheon, Korea
During our adventure to Costco in South Korea on Day 2 we exited the subway station at Central Park Songdo and immediately our eyes were fixed on a massive art sculpture set inside a shallow man-made water basin. You can’t miss it. It’s comprised of three appendages sitting in the middle of the water and resembling something of three...
Spasis: A Korean Jjimjilbang with Kids
One of the things we love the most about summer is swimming. In fact, at the age of three last year Eclair won the cannonball contest at our local pool in the 6-10 age bracket! Summer just isn’t summer without a picnic poolside, bronzed skin and teaching the babies new mermaid tricks. So, we are struggling a little bit...
Puppies in Korea
Traveling for 17 hours and awake for 48, overcoming jet-lag, gathering our bearings and surviving sticker shock over Korean produce prices, traveling an hour one way to church, exploring the Jung-gu district, and playing the day away at Everland, I think we are overdue for a rest day! Day 8 South Korea Family Travel Journal But, Puppies! Puppies in...
Sinpo International Market
Oh my heavens, I’m exhausted. We had such a fun day today exploring the Jung-gu district of Incheon. This area houses so many interesting places of interest, and like everywhere else we only scratched the surface. There is the Youth Mall Snowflake Village, Dapong Catholic Church, Sinpo Fashion and Culture Street, Naeri Church, Incheon Art Platform and the Former...