Years ago when my husband and I met, there were a couple of questions I had. Does he want to live abroad and does he like to ski. Big things that a person is or is not open too. And it could potentially be a deal breaker of starting a relationship. It turned out he had […]
We are always looking for fun activities to do with our kids where we can use paper toilet rolls or other materials we can recycle. One of the materials that we always have enough of are paper rolls. And I can imagine the same applies to you. What do you need? Paper rolls A ruler […]
Martinmas Martinmas is another one of those fantastic holidays, like Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas) that most Americans either have never heard of, or only heard of through Waldorf schools. It is celebrated by retelling the story of St. Martin of Tours and by holding evening lantern walks. In the Netherlands we call it “Sint Maarten”. As I […]
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 […]
The Human Kingdom The fourth light of advent is the light of man. The light of love, the light of thought to give and understand. Today we will light our fourth candle and add man to our season table. We light the light that is reborn in the deepest darkness. Everytime the light overcomes the […]
The Animal Kingdom The third light of advent is the light of beasts. The light of hope that we see in the greatest and the least. Today we light our third candle and add animals to our season table. You can find the first week here and the second week here.