I sent a request too.
We're soon to start preparing for summer in US and I admit, I could not be more excited. The recent little bump in the heat has made me remember how it feels to be stuck in the AC 24/7, and I have a friend from home visiting and have laughed more in just the past few days than I had the previous year altogether. Anyone else making summer plans?
We were thinking about Umrah for spring break but the logistics are just not happening, it looks like. Maybe fall/winter.
We're making some big changes here in our lives. In fall, when we return from US (dh will be working all over the world all summer), we are going to rent in AUD instead of DXB, and I decided to do school at home with the kids instead of enrolling in an international school. I feel like dd lost a year at school this year. Ds did learn, but the social scene for both kids has been a trial. We're giving online school a go and I'm looking forward to networking with the hs families there. They meet regularly and have an online presence, and I just feel like I might be able to make that work for us.
That said, I have to figure out pet logistics now. Yikes.