Category Archives: Wisely Traveled

Aufstellen des Maibaums aka Maypole

Aufstellen des Maibaums aka Maypole

Every Friday we will share some ideas on how to improve your family values or life. The hope is that as you end a busy week and enter the weekend with your family that you can reflect on these ideas and connect as a family through them. If you ever come across something you thinkRead More

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Road trip with infants and a toddler

Road trip with infants and a toddler

If you are thinking of taking a road trip with 6 month old twins and a 3 yr old, Don’t. I repeat, Don’t do it!! At this point, I’m sure you’re saying, well duh! Yes, we did do this, but it was more a must than a want. One of my best and dearest friendsRead More

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St. Martin’s Day, Martinstag

St. Martin’s Day, Martinstag

 In Germany, on November 11, families celebrate St. Martin’s Day, “Martinstag.” Children make lanterns at home, or school, and then gather at a special location to sing songs and parade with their homemade lanterns in remembrance of St. Martin, a man who was a Roman solider, turned monk, baptised in adulthood and eventually obtained Sainthood.Read More

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Teach your children Manners

Teach your children Manners

If you want to give your children lifelong survival skills, teach them manners. A lack of social graces will make it more difficult for children with friends, family, teachers and life. Here is a fun song to sing with your children. To the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell”. Manners are the way ToRead More

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