She doesn‘t want to be an astronaut

Yesterday after dinner Flipper and hubby had a serious talk about the return of the astronaut Alexander Gerst (her big idol at the moment) from ISS Station to the planet earth tomorrow, 20 December 2018. They talked about if Alex’s happy finally able to stand on the ground normally, what food he will eat for…

How to calm down toddler after school/ Kindergarten time

Hello moms with toddler, have you read this article yet? 7 Ways to Help Your Child Handle Their ‘After School Restraint Collapse’  Great article, very true. We’ve been there, done that. Our trick is simple; after school we make a small picnic. On the way home from Kindergarten, we sit under a certain tree. Flipper always…

How to trick a picky toddler

Flipper at the moment is in the phase where she’s really picky on everything; food, clothes, shoes, toys, etc. She loves to choose what to wear by herself but often it takes time. So in the morning, during cleaning up before going to Kindergarten, I only give her two pairs of clothes to choose and…

Bitte Anstellen (Line Up, Please!)

Flipper fell in love at the first sight with this book of Tomoko Ohmura as she saw it in a local library and put it by herself into our ‘borrowing bag’. No wonder, her fave animals are on the cover. And I fell in love with this book too as I read it. A short,…