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Bringing Up Baby (at the beach)

                      People tend to think of a move from the states to St. Croix as a leap of faith, something for a young adult...

Tips for Islanders to Prepare for Hurricane Season

St. Croix is home to a large population of snowbirds (part-time residents who fly south for the winter from the US mainland). Typically around this time of year, they fly home from...

Habits of Caribbean Life

                    When you make the leap to island life on St. Croix, there are some lessons that will be ingrained in your mind...

Parenthood in the Caribbean

                          When you have a child on St. Croix, there are noteworthy difference versus bringing up baby...

An Island Upbringing

                    Imagine an existence where all you know is summer.  Every day offers the chance to get outside and enjoy the...

Dealing with Rock Fever

                  Some St. Croix residents could stay happily on-island for life without leaving, perfectly content on their little rock....

Rainy Day Activities for Families

While St. Croix residents are spoiled to nearly perfect weather year-round (typical forecast is 88 degrees and sunny with a 10 percent chance of rain), on a few days of the...

Island Life – Paradigm Shifts – Part Two

Recently the blog Women Who Live on Rocks posted a list of odd ways islanders behave elsewhere.  It is certainly true that island life changes you, but the vast majority of those...

Moving to St. Croix: What to Pack / Ship

                    When you move to St. Croix, it may seem like an undertaking to move all your belongings to a Caribbean island....

Island Homes with Pools

Many newcomers to St. Croix are surprised to find that many condominium complexes, mid-range and high-end island homes include in-ground pools. What’s the need when the ocean is...