WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2018

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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recent lackluster spring was refreshing. Their children, who attend the Wellesley schools, loved winter. Janet says, "Our kids were delighted to be in the snow last winter, and especially the 'no school' days!" The internationally fluent couple says they came to the U.S. plan- ning to stay three years. "But since we arrived, it's changed; it's three years or more — we have an open end on it," Janet states. "It depends on how work structures, and if the children settle really well, there's a pos- sibility we might stay longer." While there is family in Australia, they're focusing on life in Wellesley, New England, and the rest of the country. "We know at some point we'll return, but we tell our kids, 'let's make the most of our time here,'" says Navesh. A World of Choices The Perumal children have adjusted to their surroundings, especially with abundant after-school activities. "The people we've met in terms of other school parents, and through sporting events, have been very welcoming," Navesh says. "My son played football, and last winter I coached his basketball team." Through that community, the family has had little trouble making new friends. "It's truly been a soft landing," he confirms. "Everyone is very family oriented, and the quality of people the town attracts is wonderful." – J a n e t P e r u m a l 82 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 8 Welcome Home

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