Marrying a German Series: Part 2

Marrying a German Series: Part 2

Marrying a German Series: Part 2, “Die Hochzeit”, The Wedding How culturally knowledgeable are you regarding the traditions and expectations of a German wedding? How many questions can you answer correctly, from below? You don’t have to be German to enjoy this. Hopefully you will find this enjoyable as you think about the various weddings … Read 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 To … Read more

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