A Monthly Wellness Column By Amie Mignatti As the holidays quickly approach, there is a whole lot that we need to get done. We need to plan our trips, organize ourselves and our families, decorate, cook, bake, shop, attend or … Continue reading Let the Sun Shine!
‘NO’-vember: A Note from the Editor By Jordan Sapir The holiday season is upon us. The air is fragrant with mistletoe, burning candles, winter spices and sticky peppermint sticks. Wreaths adorn the doors, busy postmen hustle down the streets, and … Continue reading Letter from the Editor
By Cynthia Drack Oh…. Christmas time! I love you so much. The joy of warm summery weather, large amounts of seafood, finishing work for the Christmas/New Year period, trying to get last minute shopping done, preparing Christmas lunch, decorating the … Continue reading Christmas and the In-Laws
A Note from the Editor By Jordan Sapir August is full of excitement, sunshine and that summer feeling. I’ve always equated it to the last hurrah: the last month before heading back to school, the last of the toasty warm … Continue reading Letter from the Editor
A Monthly Wellness Column By Amie Mignatti Summer break is finally here! Many of us have been waiting endlessly for this time to come, but others of us are not so sure how excited we are. Which category do you … Continue reading Let the Sun Shine!
Don’t Hang My Tradition Up That Way A Note from the Editor By Jordan Sapir In this month’s Über Moms’ Newsletter we asked our contributors to write about their holiday traditions. Whilst sitting down to brainstorm all the traditions I … Continue reading Letter from the Editor
“New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” – Charles Lamb By Mariia Ginzburg New Year’s Eve used to be my favorite holiday. The smell of mandarins and chocolates, which were rare guests on our tables during the rest of the … Continue reading Santa Claus or Ded Moroz?
By Pia Johansson I like holiday traditions. Traditions connect you with your past, your present, and your loved ones. It doesn’t matter if they are one hundred years old and everyone does them, or one year old and only done … Continue reading Picking and Choosing Traditions as an International Family
By Julie Leonard I love this time of the year! The sparkle of Christmas lights on the tree, the Glühwein, the Christmas Markets, holiday movies and Christmas songs. I love the traditions that I have grown up with, as well … Continue reading Spread a Little Kindness
By Asja Baško Let’s be honest, during the last few years Christmas has turned into one huge presents frenzy. Even those who don’t celebrate Christmas will tell you that they love Christmas presents. In the UK, France, Germany, Canada and … Continue reading Christmas Presents Frenzy
By Mallika Bhatia Never did I imagine that my child would wake up at 5 a.m. just because she was excited for someone’s visit. She dislikes both ends of the sleep cycle: falling asleep and waking up. And yet I … Continue reading Discovering Weihnachten
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 Leah Hasse For the last three years, my family and I have lived on an island, which meant no seasons. We definitely weren’t whining about the year-round warmth, but encountering autumn again has brought back a nostalgia I was … Continue reading The Season of Nostalgia
By Monika Bock It’s October and finally pumpkin season again. Anyone else miss the squash and pumpkins during the spring and summer? The supply of summer berries is usually enough to distract me, but as the air and light of … Continue reading Pumpkin Season Has Begun
By Mallika Bhatia When I came to Munich almost six years ago, it was for a holiday. Not literally for a few days of holiday, but as a holiday that I had decided to take for a year. My husband … Continue reading Munich Taught Me to Fail