Category: Explore

Visiting our Furry Friends

Visiting our Furry Friends

With a toddler, you are always on the run, busy planning new activities, visiting the latest childfriendly sights and doing stuff you haven’t done yourself in decades. One of the biggest pleasures for us as a family is visiting animals. Be it the local petting zoo in our closeby community garden, GZ Bachwiesen, where we...

namuk X enSoie – It’s Better Outside

namuk X enSoie – It’s Better Outside

As a child I never liked wearing jackets. Somehow they just never felt right. I think they kept me from feeling wild and free. I remember it vividly. The tantrums I threw whenever I had to slip a jacket on. Mami’s advise “wear something warm on top!” would just go unnoticed. Snotty nose was standard...

Autumnal Checklist

Autumnal Checklist

With every new season I am accutely aware how time flies. E will be two (as in: years old!) in December. And although the days are long, the years really are so very short. Time flies even more with kids. So I’m making an effort to always live in the now and celebrate everyday. Make...

Falling for Fall

Falling for Fall

If you live close to Zurich, a visit to Juckerfarm is highly recommended in the fall. Kids love the pumpkins and related activities, like carving your own pumpkin, seeing how apple cider is produced, picking their own pumpkin to take home, walking through the apple maze, feeding and petting the goats. If you go on...

Urban Adventure: Fountain Hopping

Urban Adventure: Fountain Hopping

Who doesn’t like to cool off in this heat? It kind of seems like the only solution to keep sane. Summer in the city is often too hot to function properly – but not always entirely avoidable. But with our new favorite activity – fountain hopping – it is quite bearable, after all. City dwellers,...

Celebrating 1st August

Celebrating 1st August

Swiss traditions or traditions in general… They inevitably come up once you’ve got a kid. It’s important to me to pass on an understanding of our culture and customs to E. And clearly, she is so interested. Soaking up all the new experiences coming with celebrating, like a sponge. Yes, we live in a fast,...

Explore with Baby

Explore with Baby

With baby, I soon found out that finding time for relaxation is almost impossible. Relaxation, what is that? Like, time for myself? There has literally been not a single minute to myself, ever, this year. Yet, I don’t feel like I really missed out on anything. Okay, scratch that. I would adoooore a pedicure, every...