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Norddeutschland…/ Northern Germany…

(English version follows below) …wenn die Kinder morgens angesichts von zwei Zentimetern Neuschnee in herzerwärmende Begeisterung ausbrechen und im Waldkindergarten sofort die Poporutschen rausgeholt werden, um mit zweimal Rodeln den Schnee von der deutlich dickeren Bläterschicht zu fegen. Begeisterung aber … Continue reading

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Es schneit, es schneit…./ snow, snow, snow!

(English version follows below) Seit wir Temperaturen unter dem Gefrierpunkt haben, haben wir hier ja einen ganz anderen Winter. So viel schöner! Dieses Wochenende gab es tatsächlich wieder Schnee, heute sogar bei uns ein richtiges Schneetreiben, sodass wir auf der … Continue reading

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Wintermorgen /winter morning

(English version follows below) Damit auch ja alle Wetterlagen in der ersten Kindergartenwoche abgedeckt sind: heute Schnee! We do try to cover all possible kinds of weather during the first week of kindergarden. Today: snow!    

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Winter in Zurich can be pretty grey and foggy. Most of the days start with high fog, and sometimes it’ll only disappear in the afternoon, if at all. One way to avoid these grey days is to simply go up … Continue reading

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“Mama, you can get your snow suit! There is snow trickling in our living room!” (in German: Schneegeriesel!) (I already thought that it was suspiciously quiet in our flat….)

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this time of the year

It’s this time of the year again… …when you walk down the street while carefully viewing the roofs above you. When you pick up on conversations like “Oh dear, look at you!!” – “I know! It suddenly hit me! There … Continue reading

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this moment

A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savor and remember. Inspired by SouleMama. Our snowman is now standing guard next to a mighty fortress (or, as the grandchildren of … Continue reading

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what we’ve been doing today…

Finally, a little bit of proper winter… This could almost be a family picture….the snowman is pretty much as small and round tall as I am 🙂

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Happy New Year!

After two splendid weeks in Germany, filled with plenty of good food, cakes, gifts, walks and time not only as a family but also as a couple, we are finally back in Switzerland. And while we enjoy coming back to … Continue reading

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