Tag: Germany

Our multicultural Christmas

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 […]

German? Really?

It’s been a while that I wanted to publish something about the fact that being a German expat is not very flattering. I’ve spent several years, trying to avoid being categorized like German and the fact that I’ve never lived in Germany makes it very difficult for me […]

Flag facts

When we’re asked what flag is our country’s one, my children (and I) have a similar reaction like when someone asks us “where do you come from?”. If you ask my three children which country or culture they feel more close, they would tell: Swiss, Dutch, German, Italian, […]

Review to PressReader App (part 2)

In addition to my former review-post about the PressReader App, please find the lists of the newspapers for Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland and United Kingdom available on this App (date: 15.4.2013): Belgium: De Morgen, De Standaard, Gazet van Antwerpen Kempen; Antwerpen Mechelen, Antwerpen Metropool Noord; Antwerpen […]

My multilingual journey

Some time ago I read an interesting article from a mum raising multilingual children in a multicultural environment. She told her multilingual mothering story in a very positive and encouraging way. I would like to encourage mothers, fathers, caregivers to not be afraid to speak several languages to […]