Tag: about germany

Link to fun article

Link to fun article

| February 21, 2017 | Reply

Yesterday, someone forwarded me an article, “7 Surefire Signs Your Kids are Definitely German.”  Why was this forwarded to me?  Because it featured two of my tweets! https://www.thelocal.de/20170217/7-surefire-signs-your-kids-are-definitely-german-list

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Places I Never Got Around to Visiting

Places I Never Got Around to Visiting

| April 14, 2016 | 1 Reply

  As we wrap up our time here in Germany (just six weeks left?!?!), I am cleaning out my desk. Yesterday I came across a folder of places I wanted to visit while we live in Germany. Despite making my way around a great bit of Germany, I never made it to the majority of […]

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Parenting Interview for Kinstantly.com

Parenting Interview for Kinstantly.com

| January 2, 2016 | Reply

I recently was interviewed for a parenting piece that was put out by Kinstantly.com, exploring German kindergartens and American parenting: “The country that invented kindergarten is doing something pretty great we should all pay attention to“ Check it out! http://blog.kinstantly.com/german-kindergarten/

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Book Review: German Men Sit Down To Pee

Book Review: German Men Sit Down To Pee

| December 12, 2015 | Reply

Author James Cave recently contacted me to ask if I would check out his recently-published book, German Men Sit Down To Pee & Other Insights Into German Culture. (Disclosure: He provided a copy at no cost to me) This is a fun but genuinely helpful book that gives newcomers, expats, and visitors to Deutschland good, accurate information […]

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Highway to the Schengen Zone

Highway to the Schengen Zone

| September 26, 2015 | Reply

Not too long ago, I considered writing a random blog post about the Schengen Zone (also known as the Schengen Area). The original post was going to pose the question of whether or not it is still as exciting today, to cross borders and visit new countries within the Schengen Zone, as it was years […]

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Fountain Pens.  Because Germany.

Fountain Pens. Because Germany.

| September 23, 2015 | Reply

Schools around here not only continue to teach handwriting, but my daughter learned to use a fountain pen–with real ink–last year in the local German school. Students were required to complete a booklet in order to earn their “fountain pen diploma” and be allowed to start using the pen in class and on homework. Yesterday, […]

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