Sisterly love. Victoire (1 month), Sixtine (18 months)
I am writing this a little late but it may come handy next year or tomorrow for those of you who are looking to keep your children busy on the long weekend. My best friend’s mother is Swiss and always had the loveliest traditions. She invited me over yesterday for a little egg-dying workshop. Sixtine stayed with Nana at home and off I was, excited to see what she had in store for me. She didn’t disappoint. As seen on… Read more »
Have you ever heard of the Push present? A push present (also known as a “push gift” or “baby bauble”) is a present a new father gives a new mother when she gives birth to their child. In practice the present may be given before or after the birth, or even in the delivery room. The giving of push presents has supposedly grown in the United States in recent years. My husband offered me a pink computer a little before… Read more »
Having a daughter has taught me to appreciate the little things in life. What are the little things that parenting has taught you?
The baby was still asleep this morning when my husband left for work. He usually feeds her before going to work if the timing works out which allows me to sleep a little longer since she usually goes back to sleep for a little bit after her bottle. But not this morning. And I think this is the reason why my body clock is messed up today. I was pretty hungry and decided to go fix myself a snack. I… Read more »
How many of you have been wanting to learn a new language or refresh a rusty one but couldn’t find the motivation to do it? I know, I am one of them ! I have decided to sign up for the Language Challenge 180 with Multilingual Living to learn: Spanish, Swedish and refresh my Italian. Why these three? I have that feeling that learning Spanish will be useful to me some day – not sure why but I have to… Read more »
A 20-year old British student can speak 11 languages – English, Greek, German, Spanish, Russian, Dutch, Afrikaans, French, Hebrew, Catalan and Italian according to BBC News UK. You can see him do so here: How did this man learn 11 languages? I am so jealous ! I know it is bad to envy people but I have always dreamed of being polyglot. In his little introduction, he explains how he got to learn them and how learning a specific language… Read more »