With the month of October fast approaching, as a buy-nothing-new-month “celebrated” in other countries too, when I saw this post on my timeline this morning, I remembered that I saw some Repair Cafés in Germany recently. I wasn’t really surprised to find out that the Repair Café was initiated […]
– by William Jonson Most of us are back from summer holidays. In order to not feel to sad when getting back to the usual routine, I can warmly recommend to plan your next vacation, or shortcation. Why not camping with your kids? For those of you who haven’t […]
When toddlers start hitting, many parents, teachers, care givers feel they are at a wits end. What makes it difficult is, that we usually assume that someone who hits us wants to hurt us.
Every country, every culture has its own ways to celebrate traditional festivities. Some families who live abroad adopt some of the local traditions and adapt them with those they know from their own childhood or from the other places they’ve lived. Multicultural families need to agree not only […]
When children reach a certain age, parents want them to learn about what happens in the world. Many parents struggle with the way news are presented on TV. In fact, pictures and the way news are presented in the evening news can be quite traumatising. A great alternative […]
When we teach our (young) children a new language, we often use rhymes and songs. Usually we start with naming their body parts: when they are still babies we touch their nose, hands, feet etc. When I asked some hints about body parts’ songs in other languages among […]
Do you sometimes struggle with getting informations from your children about how their schoolday was, about how they feel or what they’re up to? Sometimes it’s difficult to get real answers. Not only from our children… If we ask “How was school today?”, “How did you like the […]
A recent article pointed out that “Dads who want their daughters to aim for prestigious professions should start by doing the dishes or loading the washing machine”. Besides that not all parents consider their children having “prestigious professions” is the first goal, I am intrigued by the simple […]