June 11, 2018

Many of our parents holidaying on Koh Samui find that they can use a helping hand to make their holiday even more relaxing, and a nanny is the perfect way to fill that need.  

Here are some of the benefits to booking a nanny from Samui Nannies.

You Ca...

May 21, 2018

(or activities for families with teenagers, on Koh Samui)!

Just recently my brother was visiting from the UK with his teenage kids, aged 17 and 15 years.  My twins are 12, and all are at the age where parents are uncool, activities are boring and mornings are non-existe...

May 14, 2018

So we have arrived via Bangkok to our new home, at least for the next 6 weeks.

Last week's studying had to accommodate two days of traveling (we drove to Bangkok), as well as a change of country and timezone (albeit only an hour).

We arrived in Bali two days ago.  We fel...

May 4, 2018

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This week has proven even more challenging than last, in the world of homeschooling. The children have successfully managed to maintain their unenthusiastic demeanor each day, almost as if there is a possibility that if they show enough re...

April 27, 2018

Just before Easter, my children's school closed permanently.  It was sad for the children and for us, as the kids had been there since they were in kindergarten - 9 years in total.

We have a plan for September and they will move to a different school on the is...

April 19, 2018

A day at the beach is always huge fun for the whole family!  If you booked two weeks on Koh Samui and decided to spend every single one of them relaxing on the beach, then your little ones might mess with your plans because they need a little more action!!

Here's h...

April 16, 2018

The thought of travelling abroad with the family can be stressful for any parent. Keeping children entertained on a long flight can be difficult for you and uncomfortable for other passengers.  But the truth is, travelling is pretty boring for children, whether it’s a...

March 13, 2018

This is what our families tell us.

1. The parents like you as much as the kids do. 
2. You show up on time, go the extra mile and are flexible with hours.
3. You are able to communicate with the family about the children -- both the good and bad!
4. If you're unsure ab...

March 1, 2018

Our advice as parents when planning a family trip is to plan something for everyone.

"Too often, trips revolve around just the kids," says Shelly Rivoli, author of "Travels with Baby." "Maybe you spend your week at an amusement park or Disney World, only to come home ne...

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