By Lisa Davidson For many, the time before Christmas consists of hectic shopping trips, annoying travel on overcrowded streets, and awkward meetings with distant relatives. Malls extend their opening hours, the lines for pictures with Santa are unbearable, and sugary … Continue reading Advent or the Waiting for Christmas
By Lisa Davidson Sometimes we don’t know what we’ve got until it’s gone. Or in my case, until I left. Growing up in small town in Germany, all I ever wanted was to leave. Leave town, leave the country, leave … Continue reading Home, Sweet Home
By Lisa Davidson Working out – some do it to lose weight, some to stay in shape, others to have fun. I do it to keep my sanity and to stay connected with my husband. Let’s be honest: there is … Continue reading Fit, Fitter, Mommy Strong
by Lisa Davidson I always knew what I wanted and where I wanted to go. I wanted to become a writer, wanted to experience life in the US, wanted to be married by age 21. I missed my last goal by three days, which didn’t blur the happy occasion. I was lucky to find a man like my husband so early in life. I knew what I had in him from the second I met him, and I swore myself to work hard to keep us happy. Therefore, my next goal became to be the perfect wife. My life was … Continue reading Where Did I Go?
By Lisa Davidson As a military family, we have lived in many places and were fortunate to have traveled to even more. I love to explore new cities, to dive into foreign cultures, and to live in unfamiliar places. I … Continue reading Now or Never: Surviving the Texas Heat
By Lisa Davidson Technology is more present than ever in our daily lives, whether you live in Europe or the US. Who can imagine a life without smartphone, tablets and computers? As moms, we love technology for its perks and … Continue reading Technology – Fun or Fear?
By Lisa Davidson Spring is (more or less) in full swing, and with the feeling of a new beginning comes the need to clean out. Sorting through old belongings, detoxing the body for a healthier year, decluttering digital tools and … Continue reading Time to Say Goodbye
By Lisa Davidson Everyone judges, but no one likes being judged, especially if it’s based on preconceptions, stereotypes and clichés. Unfortunately, our world is full of judgement – everywhere, every day. Whether it is at the playground, at work … Continue reading Judgement No More!
By Lisa Davidson I have never been a career driven workaholic. I liked work, but didn’t live for it. I liked being successful, but not at the expense of my relationships with family and friends. Thanks to my husband, … Continue reading Motherhood: More than a Job
By Lisa Davidson An unfortunate outfit, unhealthy snacks for the kids, an emotional outburst – who isn’t quick to judge others? Sometimes we are so opinionated that we don’t take a second to consider what caused the things we criticize. … Continue reading Less Judgement, More Love
By Lisa Davidson The four candles on the advent wreath shimmer slightly on the dining room table, a vast variety of delicious cookies on the kitchen counter, the overall joy of Christmas is in the air: There is no better … Continue reading A Very Merry Christmas