Tag Archives: Family

Emotional baggage: why I pack too much on trips home

I used to feel sheepish whenever I took an overpacked suitcase home on a trip....

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Juggling work and family, German minister drops the ball

German minister for the family Anne Spiegel recently resigned after major errors of judgment. Did....

Bring out the Easter eggs – the kids are coming home

Just as I was getting used to not being a mother, my COVID-harassed daughters came....

The Unwilling Stage Assistant

If you raise your kids with humor, funny things can happen


The 37 Days of Christmas

From late November to early January, it's one long holiday season in Germany.

Of planes to Spain exploring new terrain

I was thrilled when my daughter decided to study Spanish in Spain for three months,....