Lilayi Lodge and Elephant Nursery in Lusaka, Zambia

Lilayi Lodge and Elephant Nursery in Lusaka, Zambia

Lilayi Lodge, “the place to rest at sunset,” is a lovely day or weekend getaway from Lusaka.  If you are in Lusaka for work or pleasure and have a morning, afternoon, or a weekend to kill it’s a nice place ...

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Settling down in Lusaka, Zambia

Settling down in Lusaka, Zambia

It’s been nearly three weeks since we landed in Lusaka, Zambia with our 3-year-old and 14 month old. My how the time flies!! It is bittersweet leaving our home, friends, and family in Chicago and starting a new life here ...

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Vote on your favorite family travel photo!

Vote on your favorite family travel photo!

From October 16th through October 31st, vote on the travel photos below. Either vote by liking on Gypsy Momma’s Facebook page or reply in a comment below noting the name of the photo.  The winner will be announced on November ...

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Baby K’Tan Review and Giveaway

Baby K’Tan Review and Giveaway

Baby K’Tan was kind enough to send me one of their fabulous baby wraps almost a year ago to review.  At the time, my daughter was almost two years old and I was pregnant.  In the past year, I have ...

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32 Months and Counting of Breastfeeding, Pumping, Traveling, and Working

32 Months and Counting of Breastfeeding, Pumping, Traveling, and Working

Before I gave birth to my babies I always planned on exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months, and I also planned on nursing until they were at least age two or beyond, depending on when they felt they were ...

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Exploring Karen in Nairobi, Kenya, with a Toddler and an Infant

Exploring Karen in Nairobi, Kenya, with a Toddler and an Infant

I am currently settled for a couple of months with my family (which at the moment includes my husband, 2.5 year old, 4 month old, and my mother) in Nairobi, Kenya for my work.  I say “settled” because two months ...

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Breastfeeding in a Sari

Breastfeeding in a Sari

I just left to Colombo, Sri Lanka after a two week stay in Kerala, India with my two year old and three month old.  We met my husband there on the way to Kerala (at our connection in the Abu ...

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Fancy Hands Virtual Assistants: A Great Help for Busy Traveling Moms and Dads

A friend of mine a couple of months ago was trying to find wedding venues, but she was too busy with her international work travel.  She told me about this great online service, Fancy Hands, that was helping her research ...

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Yellow Fever Vaccination When Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

Yellow Fever Vaccination When Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

In a few weeks I will set off to Haiti with my toddler and my newborn, both of whom are still nursing (aggressively).  After that we’ll also be traveling to Sri Lanka, India, South Sudan, and Kenya for a good ...

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A New Addition to Our Gypsy Family

A New Addition to Our Gypsy Family

I am taking time in this blog, for those interested, to tell the birth story of our recent arrival and new addition to our gypsy family a few days ago! I have had “write a blog” on my to do ...

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