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Christmas ideas

Friday December 5th, 2014

In Germany, where I am originally from, its a tradition to make an advent calender voor de kids. When I was younger it would sometimes just be a store bought one with chocolates in it. The best ones though, were the ones with little gifts for us. You never knew what would be in it! ( unless it was a…

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Dried leaves mobile

Monday November 24th, 2014

Well, after making a mandala from the dried leaves, it´s time to decorate the window with them. Last weekend we made a mobile from the leaves. This is what you need: – watercolor, or any liquit color – brushes, preferably thin ones – dried leaves of different sizes – to hang it up, you need to have a stick hanging…

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little idea

Sunday November 23rd, 2014

In my grandparents toilet the walls were covered in poems en special sayings. I used to love sitting there as a kid, reading through the wise sayings. One I remember the most was about how you are doing your thing in there, and while you are at it, you might as well take the peace and quiet in. Having children…

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Always the same old

Sunday November 16th, 2014

The neverending owl. Here it is again. One day I showed my daughter how to draw an owl with just one line. The instruction video is to be found on Pinterest! Since I showed her, she has repeated the owl endless times. A bigger one, a shorter one, stacked on top of each other, coloured with paint and with crayons.…

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Make your own toys

Friday November 7th, 2014

Making your own toys, it may sound strange in a country where you can buy almost everything and where almost everybody is able to do so. You may think, is this a topic adressed to the 3rd world, where children don’t have anything and only play with pieces of garbage. But even here in the civilised world it is amazingly…

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Stamping a mandala with dried leaves

Thursday November 6th, 2014

“ Mum, wil we do something for you blog again? Than we make something beautiful, you make foto´s of it and you put it on your blog and than others can make it too. Five things at once, mum!” according to my little one. So the blog takes care of more than one thing. It keeps me busy, it (hopefully)…

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Cry baby

Saturday November 1st, 2014

When I was pregnant with my oldest daughter I was floating on that pink cloud that people are talking about. The pregnancy was easy, I was happy and could have kept her in there for some more months. I was dreading to give birth because I didn´t know what to expact. It was a long night and the pink cloud…

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Mobile

Thursday October 16th, 2014

Making a mobile from “trash” Today we found some nice “trashures” at Ikea. They throw these rings out, and we took some home with us. At home we painted them in different shades of blue. From light blue to darker blue, well actually the other way around. We took the darkest blue, and kept on adding some white to it.…

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Dyslexia

Wednesday October 15th, 2014

I have a daughter, she is twelve years old and another one of 8 years old. They both have dyslexia. Dyslexia is some kind of error in your brain what makes it difficult to read words. They are both slow with reading, they make mistakes with spelling and the oldest has reached the end of AVI in the last class…

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