Becoming A Birth Doula

Do you know this feeling ? One day you play with an idea but abandon it due to obstacles that seem insurmountable at that time. Then at a different time, you suddenly find yourself pursuing this exact idea or a different version of it ? This is what’s happening to me right now. There was…

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Travelling With Kids: An Island Called San Andres

    San Andres, a small Colombian island located in the Caribbean Sea close to Nicaragua and only a 45 minutes flight away from Panama City … can this be true ? Or yes, it can! Honestly, I had never heard of San Andres before moving to Panama so I was more than just positively surprised…

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#ImMe … Same, Same But Different

To let the cat out of the bag as we say in German when someone wants to express transparency and say the truth, I’d like you to know that I am writing this article because Esprit asked me whether I want to be part of their spring summer #ImEsprit campaign, a campaign that’s all about…

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Family Travel:Explore Amsterdam With Holiday-Sitters

During our trip to Japan two years ago, my husband and I kept talking about how amazing it would be to have a trustworthy babysitter while being in a city such as Tokyo. As we were traveling with our kiddo we had to skip that tiny Michelin star rated sushi restaurant which opened only at night time,…

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Breastfeeding: How I Manage My Milk Oversupply

I’ve recently read an article about “what it’s like to be a mom who produces too much breastmilk“. I was quite surprised when reading the headline because I find this to be a topic which hardly gets any attention. Being a mother who produces more breastmilk than my babies need(ed), I thought that I’d share…

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Parent Friendly Toddler Songs by Yo Gabba Gabba

Toddlers love nursery rhymes. They just do. They love those simple melodies with their basic lyrics which are easy to memorise. Moreover, they are a pretty easy fix when some Youtube time is needed. That said, although they may be composed for toddlers I am eventually listening to them, too. And my mama brain does not…

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Travelling With Kids: Loma Partida, Bocas del Toro (Panama)

When we moved to Panama, one of the things we were most excited about was the fact to live close by the Caribbean Sea. Therefore, it was only natural that we decided to escape the hectic city and spend our Christmas holiday on exactly that side of the country. After a very short flight in a…

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Life As A Mother – Of – Two: The Transition

 Friends and family members who already had more than one child described the transition from one to two children as pretty “crazy and a lot of work” … but what did that exactly mean ? Well, in the past eight months I had plenty of time to face various situations and challenges, some of which I…

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Babywearing: The Babywearing Consultant

Why book a baby wearing consultant ? Before the birth of the little bird, I didn’t look much into babywearing. However, soon after his birth  I figured out that I may should have at least thought about it. Why ? Because that’s what I was doing. I was carrying my baby. All day long. I carried him…

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Oh wie schön ist Panama

Panama…this had never been a country that I thought I would ever live in. To be honest,  when thinking about Panama the only things which used to come to my mind were the Panama Canal, a German children’s book by the author Janosch called Oh wie schön ist Panama (Oh how beautiful is Panama), well and the…

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