Link to original article from B.B.C. on Why Finnish babies sleep in a cardboard box? For 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It’s like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland make one of the world’s lowest […]
250 million year old salt from the underground of Mariager is handmade. The brine is poured into an iron pan warmed up un open fire. As the water evaporate salt crystals are coming forth filled with minerals.
Last night I did something new! I took part in a muddy night trail race arranged by “Runners’ Corner” my favorite shop on running shoes and everything connected to running in my home town Herning in Denmark. It was barrier breaking for me being more like an orienteering race where each participant had to use a map and find the 7 posts […]
#3 in a series on “Safe Motherhood Week” focusing on my own experience. This post was originally published two years ago. #1 Safe Motherhood Week #2 Ideas on Safe Motherhood My Own Story I was inspired to write about the subject “Maternity Depression” as I found a new blog today called “Writing at the table” by Dana Schwartz. She is […]
In Danish we have two words for grandmother. A grandmother on mother’s side is “Mormor”, mother’s mother and a grandmother on father’s side is “farmor”, father’s mother. My parents & Emry and Asta my grand parents and our first summer 1951 I don’t know how it is in other languages but here in my country it’s like you have to […]
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“Postcard” is a new weekly column featuring guest bloggers from around the world. This week we’ve got a postcard from Maria Holm in Denmark! She’s a nurse and health visitor with passion for babies. This give her the perfect pitch to let us know why Denmark is the 6th best place to be a mother. Let’s…
Last week I ran a Half Marathon called The Hans Christian Andersen’s race in his hometown Odense in Denmark. For the last eleven years, I have run this kind of race four times a year, and this one was my third. On the medal was an etching on “The Princess and the Pea”. I also saw it as on one of the kilometre signs along […]
Looking back at the age of fifteen in three generations 1938, 1966 and 2000
You never get a routine in dealing with deaths in families, but it's better to get involved that to ignore their suffering
Today I visited an apple orchard in the country side an hour’s drive from me. I wanted to buy apples in a big load and to see them hanging on the trees. I suppose that the petrol spent got the price up. But it was worth it to get the apples and the pictures. At home I cooked some of them and made an apple cake with whipped cream and oat crumbles. I forgot to make a photo of that, but it was good. A Danish traditional dessert.