Chasing ancestors who created a new and better life in the States is as interesting for us Europeans as it is for Americans to find their roots in Europe.
We take it for granted today that babies and parents are together in all situations and that the parents have the overall responsibility for the the child and that the staff at a hospital is there to help and support their health situation.
I am so fascinated by that style very modern a hundred years ago in Europe. At that time they believed that wars were not necessary after a long calm period! The beautiful époque thrived on that idea. I have found buildings and decorations in that style in London, Prague and Paris. We even have a few buildings in Copenhagen of the style. […]
A mother is born when her first child has arrived. The American Psychologist Daniel Stern has said something like that. The strong and good feelings for the child sometimes comes quickly and at times slowly. Baby’s need for sleep is enormous. About 15-18 hours per 24 hours the first month. That means you are not “on” all the time. More […]
Help your self to improve the quality and amount of sleep
1. reduce caffeine
2. early dinner
3.avoid electronic devises at evening and night
Photo from Angela Hewitt’s annual Trasimeno music festival. Loving classical music I combine the passion with training my brain to remember things. Before I got to know and appreciate classical music I unconsciously did the same memory game as a teenager. What did I hear and which band was playing? The Beach Boys? The Kinks or the Animals? The Doors […]
My links: New York Road Runners – http://www.nyrr.org Goteborgsvarvet – http://www.goteborgsvarvet.se/en London Parks Foundation Half Marathon – https://royalparkshalf.com BMW Berlin Half Marathon – http://www.vattenfall-berliner-halbmarathon.de/en Ten years ago my daughter asked me to start running with her. The experience I had with running was exhaustion and losing my breath. I gave it a chance, pleased by her suggestion. I had never competed either. I […]
As I am always looking at mothers and their babies I saw a mother walking with her child in a push chair. The mother was walking in an awkward way, bent forward like a triangle. It really wasn’t a sight of beauty. My thoughts went back to the many occasions in public schools where I as a health visitor taught […]
To be twins is a certain kind of being together even when far apart!
Six years ago my beloved mother died in October. What I had feared as a child just happened. She said every autumn, that she had taken “the last Rose of the summer” from the garden. She was a rose herself. Always thinking about us her children and keeping her correspondence with many people all over family and friends. If she didn’t […]