Circumcision on boys

A resent ruling, in Germany, now considers religious-based circumcision as bodily harm and a criminal offence. It doesn’t matter if there is parental consent. This ruling follows a recent case where a doctor circumcised a 4 yr old Muslim boy via parent’s request. Days later, the boy was hospitalized for hemorrhaging, and the doctor was … Read more

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Euro 2012

 So the other day my husband says, “are you going to do a post about the European Championship? I really think you should.” How cute is he! Well, moms worldwide, it never hurts to educate yourself on some basic facts regarding sports whether local or international. For the American moms, you might even impress your … Read more

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Mothers in other Cultures

 I love writing about cultural differences but with the love of a mother, there is no cultural difference. Culturally, here are some of our favorite quotes, and how to say mom in other languages.   Famous Jewish Proverb states, “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers”.   In Ireland they say that … Read more

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How to Make Easter Egg Ornaments

 In Germany and Austria, it’s customary to celebrate Easter by hanging decorated Easter eggs from the branches of trees or bushes. The picture, left, is from Saalfeld, Germany (Deutschland), and holds 10,000 decorated Easter Eggs.   While living in Germany, my German mother-in-law used to give us handmade Easter Egg ornaments and an “Easter Tree” to … Read more

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Suggestions for How to Dance with you Mother/Daughter-In-Law

 A scripture to follow up with the mother-in-law post: Clothe yourself with tender-hearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience making allowance for each others faults and forgiving the person who offends you and remembering the Lord forgave you so you must forgive others. Colossians 3:12-13   A blog follower of wisemommies sent me a question: … Read more

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