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by heddo7
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Moving: What to take to Peru for little kids. Help!
Replies: 1
Views: 510

Moving: What to take to Peru for little kids. Help!

Hey everyone, I am trying to pack for Lima and I am weighing the costs of brining things with us. As far as toys, books, and games go, what can we find in Lima, and what is worth brining? Are there things like candy land, chutes and ladders, etc? Are they expensive? Is there anything you wish you co...
by heddo7
Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:20 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best/Cheapest way to send household goods from US
Replies: 8
Views: 1377

Re: Best/Cheapest way to send household goods from US

Thanks everyone. So tomorrow I get new moving quotes, for a small amount (300 cubic feet), fingers crossed that they are decent.. Tonight my husband and I tried hard to see if we could pare down our entire life into bags to take, with no luck. The problem isn't so much us, but our kids. Starting out...
by heddo7
Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:26 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best/Cheapest way to send household goods from US
Replies: 8
Views: 1377

Best/Cheapest way to send household goods from US

Hi everyone, My husband (a peruvian citizen) and I are getting ready to move to Peru in January and we have yet to find a decent mover or company to move our things without paying 8,000 -10,000$, which I think is too much for the very little we're taking. (no furniture or appliances, just clothes, b...
by heddo7
Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where Do Your Kids Go To School?
Replies: 22
Views: 6700

Re: Where Do Your Kids Go To School?

Hi Everyone! We are moving to Lima in January, and will be homeschooling our kids using a mix of Montessori and Kolbe Academy. We have three kids, oldest being 4 in Jan and just getting ready to start, but we're so excited already! I would love to meet up with other families for play-dates & hom...
by heddo7
Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Americans with kids in La Molina?
Replies: 0
Views: 465

Americans with kids in La Molina?

Hi everyone, My husband an I (a native limeno) are moving back to Lima this May, and we'd love to get acquainted with any expats with young kids who live in the La Molina area, as well as the rest of Lima. We are both in our late twenties, and have two kids, one is 3 and the other is 17 months old. ...
by heddo7
Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Reusable Diapers
Replies: 4
Views: 981

Re: Reusable Diapers

Hi!
I'm not in Lima yet, but on facebook I found someone with a cloth diaper business!

https://www.facebook.com/Ecopanales
by heddo7
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Home Schooling
Replies: 42
Views: 15255

Re: Home Schooling

Hello Everybody. It was so enlightening to read these post and understand the situation with homeschooling in Peru. My husband and I were previously under the assumption that you couldn't, but I figured it would only be a matter of time before some stubborn Americans found a way to do it. I am movin...
by heddo7
Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Moving to Peru - Freight Forwarding
Replies: 0
Views: 622

Moving to Peru - Freight Forwarding

Hi everybody! I'm trying to organize our family's move to Lima in June of 2012, and I am having trouble deciding which of our stuff to take ,and what to sell before we leave. I am torn between the convenience of taking big stuff like furniture so we don't have to worry about shopping for it there, a...

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