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{Friday Five} Picture Books for Mothers Day

It’s Mothering Sunday in the UK this coming weekend, and whilst we don’t celebrate Mother’s Day in Germany until May, I’ve decided to pull forward the post I had planned in May and share some book recommendations for Mothering Sunday/ Mother’s Day in this week’s edition of Friday 5. That way you can benefit from […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Books My 2 Year Old Loves

After having several themed book suggestions, in this week’s Friday Five I just wanted to share a selection of some of the books my 2 year old is loving right now. Some of these you will see advertised for slightly older children, but it always depends on the individual child. I am constantly amazed at […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Favourite Scottish Kids Books

I’m off on my annual long weekend away without the family, catching up with much missed friends back in Scotland, and leaving my three men to fend for themselves in Berlin. So, with Scotland on my mind (ha, who am I kidding, it’s *always* on my mind, lol) I thought I’d share some of our favourite […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Books for First Time Swimmers

It’s been just over a year now, since our eldest son started swimming lessons. Spaces in after school classes are hard to come by in Berlin, but we managed to snag one. He was a bit fearful of the water at first, but after doing the beginners class twice he finally managed to gain his ‘Seepferdchen’ […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Favourite Books About the Mail

Following on from my post about the mini post office we made for our eldest’s fifth birthday, I’m sharing some of our favourite picture books about delivering and receiving mail with you, in this week’s Friday 5! The Jolly Postman, by Janet & Allan Ahlberg – In this very special interactive book full of little envelopes to […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Picture Books About Snow

This past week, we’ve had our first proper snowfall here in Berlin this winter. We had just enough snow last weekend to go out for a round of sledging, snowball throwing and snowman building, and then a few days ago we had a complete white-out with a proper snowstorm. Sadly, it has since rained and […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Board Games for Kids age 2+

The first week of our summer holiday has been marked by endless rain. We’ve been outside in our rain gear, gone to the cinema, and been for a treat in the local ice cream parlour, but eventually cabin fever starts to set in. Time to break out some board games. We started playing board games […] Read more…

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Summertime Mixtape

Only three more sleeps until the boys and I are off on our summer holiday (poor daddy has to stay in Berlin, as he has an important work deadline), so I put together some songs to get us in to the summer holiday spirit. Not that they need much encouragement, lol. You won’t find any ‘kiddy […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Summer Holiday Reads for Kids

So, the school summer holidays have finally started here in Berlin, though the boys’ still have another week until their nurseries go on their summer breaks (and the older boy is actually finishing nursery altogether, as he starts at school after summer!) Looking ahead to our vacation – the boys’ first beach holiday ever, and my […] Read more…

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Mixtape for Mothers

Happy Mother’s Day! In Germany, as in other countries around the world, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. We already have Mothering Sunday in the UK behind us, which always falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent, in the run up to Easter, and thus moves around. At the end of […] Read more…

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