Celebrating Samhain – Multicultural Kids Blog

A few days ago I was lucky to guest post on Multicultural Kid Blog, a great site dedicated to raising world citizens, through arts, activities, crafts, food, language, and love. I shared the story about our Samhain celebration. Here’s a snippet of the article: Did you know that Halloween has its roots in the ancient Celtic festival […]

How to make a potion to fight a cold

Today we made a potion which we can take if we might catch a cold. The boys had a lot of fun making this and they can’t wait until we make something similar, which will be when the elderberries arrive. Ingredients: 3 organic lemons Raw organic honey Ginger root Cinnamon A jar What we did […]

Geschenken in de duisternis {Dutch}

This story is written, in Dutch, by Carolien Hansen from Sfeer & Magie. She wrote the story especially for her daughter. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Geschenken in de duisternis Het was duister en stil in het land van de mensen. De zon had zijn kracht verloren en moeder aarde […]


This Thursday we went trick or treating for the first time. The trick or treating took place in Amsterdam Zuid and was organized by Amsterdam Mamas. Being a pirate, Maximan didn’t say “trick or treat’. He announced himself by saying “shiver me timbers”. It didn’t feel like a real Samhain celebration, but we did have […]


Celebrating the end of a year and the beginning of a new cycle. We made our apple resolutions, carved pumpkins and talked a lot what Samhain or Halloween means to us. Making Apple Resolutions A wonderful ritual to celebrate Samhain.” A bookend of sorts to Beltane on May 1, Samhain traditionally has been a time […]

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