You Know You are Married to a GERMAN When

You Know You are Married to a GERMAN When

Of note, the following generalization applies to being married to a German man or woman in Germany. If a German, moves to the US or another country, out of their own desire, then their mindset and goals in life and therefore personality are going to be different, changed, and changing compared to a German whoRead More

My Big Fat German Wedding

My Big Fat German Wedding

This month, June, and year, 2016, I celebrated my ten year wedding anniversary. My husband and I got married in Bavaria, Germany. It was an amazing wedding! How do German wedding traditions compare to American wedding traditions? My Big Fat German Wedding The Rings 1) Germans don’t wear diamond wedding rings. While Americans do their hugelyRead More

Swimming and Poolside Safely with Twins and Multiples

Swimming and Poolside Safely with Twins and Multiples

Last year, I published this post about swimming with multiples. It was THE most shared post, so I’m reposting it for this year but with a few updated comments after gathering extensive feedback from my previous post via parents. This post contains some affiliate links. This time of the year always has me thinking aboutRead More

Why Bathroom Bills Make Me Physically Sick

Why Bathroom Bills Make Me Physically Sick

When it comes to political stances or opinions I have always remained quiet. However, I feel extremely convicted to speak up regarding bathroom ordinances being discussed, passed and supported because they are sickening me! I am a Christian, yes, but that is not why I am speaking up in this post against the Target policyRead More

How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How does one become a WiseMommies? Motherhood: When one of my good friends first became a mother, she told me, “motherhood will show you and your husband just how selfish you are or have been as human beings.” I started to think about this especially after having my first born child. It is true thatRead More

May Day and Maypole Celebration

May Day and Maypole Celebration

Yesterday was May Day. When I was living in Germany, especially within the Bavarian region, where my husband grew up, on May 1st, there would be a celebration “Aufstellen des Maibaums”(Erecting of Maypole). It is still unclear where this tradition originated from, but my husband was told that it dates back thousands of years toRead More

Diaper and Schniedelwutz Exploration

Diaper and Schniedelwutz Exploration

Have you ever gone to tuck your child in good night only to find them naked? Has your son discovered and now has a growing fascination with his Schniedelwutz, as a curious boy might naturally do? Has your child become a poop Picasso by discovering and experimenting with the poop in their diaper? Oh theRead More

Best Tip to Make Shopping with Kids Easier and Enjoyable

Best Tip to Make Shopping with Kids Easier and Enjoyable

Months ago, I published a post about shopping with multiples and what it looked like shopping with three kids two and under and how shopping and errand running with them had evolved over the years. The post was to help other twin moms but then I received a flood of questions and feedback from momsRead More

How to Help Your Child Evolve Creatively

How to Help Your Child Evolve Creatively

This is another wonderful post from our guest blogger, Emma. Starting from an early age, it is best to help your child’s imagination bloom so that they can be good at whatever they choose to do. Remember to bolster their creative and curious nature in order to get good results. Moreover, do not deny theirRead More

What’s Right With Him Anyway?:  Knitting Autism in Our Life

What’s Right With Him Anyway?: Knitting Autism in Our Life

Our guest blogger, Natasha, has shared a very powerful message that we believe will be bring peace and support to many fellow moms for World Autism Day, today, April 2, 2016. Jack spoke in complete sentences with a large vocabulary by age two. “He’s so bright,” marveled a social worker who led our group for parentsRead More