Category Archives: Ramblings

The real danger in co-sleeping

We’ve always been a co-sleeping family. The pros and cons you’ll find in myriads of lists all over the internet never made too much of an impression on us. No, you won’t roll onto your baby. That just doesn’t happen. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam and Back

I might as well have titled this posting ‘Lessons learned’ or something like that, because, as big cities (or indeed any strange place) are wont to, Amsterdam has a lot to teach. For instance, if you try to walk from … Continue reading

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How to deal with writer’s block (if you’re privileged enough)

By the way, this doesn’t solely refer to writer’s block. That’s just how I, as a writer, call this general state of meh-don’t-wanna-just-wanna-sleep-leave-me-alone-everybody which every single person experiences on occasion. You don’t want to get up (who came up with … Continue reading

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A few more sunshiny days

Summer is over – not the season, nor the sunny weather, but the holidays. The kids are back in school, everything is new – teachers, classmates, subjects, even a completely new school in one case. I have to get used … Continue reading

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Stay Safe

This happened to me today: My dog got into a fight with another dog in the park in the morning. She’s generally a friendly, good-natured creature who loves kids and cats and pretty much everybody, but something about that dog … Continue reading

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Here’s To Another Year

I may be a bit late to the party, but we’re only two weeks into 2018, so I guess it’s still okay to wish everybody a Happy New Year. Hopefully it will turn out a good one for all of … Continue reading

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Kissing Santa Claus

My husband and I, we never made our children believe in Santa Claus or any other mysterious gift bearer. Quite the opposite – the kids always know precisely which gift comes from whom. We didn’t decide to go for the … Continue reading

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