Lestari Sayang Anak’s 5th Anniversary

This is another incredibly late post, but I wanted to share some pictures from the anniversary of Lestari Sayang Anak in Cipete. Five years ago, Ingrid and her husbands dream to open an orphanage to improve the life of abandoned babies and toddlers, who cannot be taken care of by their biological families, came to […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 42

What a full day we had today filled with lots of gorgeous children and lovely new friends. First stop was at Chipmunks play centre at Colony in Kemang to meet a group of expat yummy mummies, all of whom are married to Indonesian men! –… and their gorgeous children.  As soon as the lift doors […] Read more »

It’s the weekend…what should I do?

It’s not always easy to find what to do in Jakarta.  There is a whole city heaving and waiting right at your fingertips, but sometimes you can be at a loss of what to do and with the heat and the traffic and pollution you may feel a little lazy and end up at the […] Read more »

A visit to Lestari Sayang Anak (Forever Loving Children) Orphanage

It’s a strange thing to live in Jakarta as an expat.  You live here, and you take advantage of all the great things that Jakarta has to offer you; you can eat in great restaurants and have someone do your laundry for you, someone to care for your kids, a driver to take you to […] Read more »