Monthly Archives: March 2017

Long Hauls with 5-6 yo Children 

At the airport: great for PokémonGo and reading excersice for a beginner. The motivation to find out what the signs say is there. On the flight:   our kids packed each in their bag a design book (cars/clothes, very much in use), a few comic magazines and books, yarn for doing some finger crocheting (which they […]

Email

Recently I blogged about our approach on kids online: we have lived up to our decision to be more proactive about using internet together. This has resulted in my 6 yo daughter wanting to read about e.g. (basic) programming instead of an evening story (!?!). After reading about ones and zeros, electromagnetic waves, light waves, […]

Learning Fire Safety with Kids

One day I was observing the teaching (part of my studies) in a special ed preparatory course for adults. They learned about fire safety and were prepared for an evacuation rehearsal. It hit me that I should go through this with my kids too! I used the material from the class to recognised symbols and […]

Date on Skis

I always treasure the time me and my husband have for just the two of us. We still stick to our sofa dates to meet each other. Lately, with bigger kids, we’ve been able to get away a bit more, like long weekends in Istanbul, Barcelona and Helsinki too but often end up with the typical dinner and drink dates. On […]

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