Baby on Board – a Guide to Beating the Summer Heat By Carolyn Hecken Since our oldest was born back in 2010 in the Swabian Alb, we’ve learned a lot about parenting, including how to cope in scorching weather conditions. … Continue reading Baby on Board-a Guide to Beating the Summer Heat
One of the best parts of Munich in the summer is that the temperatures lend themselves to perfect picnic days and long evenings for a BBQ. It is always a feeling of freedom, grabbing your picnic blanket and heading off to have a picnic or BBQ with family and friends in the sun. A day spent by the lake or in the park is much more pleasant with your favorite homemade dishes to share. Of course with summer comes the heat and unfortunately heat/sun and various foods do not mix. Below are some guidelines to ensure that you and your … Continue reading Picnic Time
Summer is here! And along with sunshine, longer days and more energy comes insects, heat and pollen. Essential oils are wonderful natural healers and I’d love to share with you what’s in my Natural Summer First Aid Kit. Here … Continue reading Create a Natural First Aid Kit
Planes, Babes, and Automobiles: A Mother’s Tale of WTF Possessed Her to Travel Alone with Two under Three. It all started on the first week of June, the incident that would lead to my temporary insanity. My husband started a … Continue reading Planes, Babes, and Automobiles: A Mother’s Tale of WTF Possessed Her to Travel Alone with Two under Three.
Hiking through the Heat By: Ceri Temple Hiking in the summer is such a wonderful experience- the days are long, the skies are clear, the alpine meadows in bloom and maybe you will spot some mountain wildlife too. However the … Continue reading Hiking Through the Summer Heat
Viva la Sol… A Note from the Editor By: Jordan Sapir Letter from the Editor After a long dark tumultuous winter families all over Germany are heading for the local watering hole. The beer gardens are lively and the summer … Continue reading Letter from the Editor
We’re all aware of the importance of protecting our skin from the sun in Summertime. But there’s a bit more to it than just buying any old sun protection product and putting it on your face and body. Just as … Continue reading Simple Guide to Choosing Sun Protection Products