Category: personal

Stillborn baby boy

A week ago Friday the 18th I received some very heartbreaking news.  The baby boy I was carrying had died, I was 23 weeks along.  On Saturday, the next day, I had to deliver him.  As you can imagine this

Merry Christmas!

Part of my Christmas wish was fulfilled this year seeing my children in their Christmas outfits, especially Henrik in his father’s lederhosen.  The older I get, the simpler my Christmas wishes become, I just hope to have a healthy and

gingerbread cookies

During the month of December in Germany, there are Weihnachtsmarkts or Christmas markets in all the different towns with all sorts of little huts selling different items like toys, ornaments, food, and much much more.  Several of the huts sell

St. Nicholas Day

St. Nicholas Day or St. Nikolaus Tag was a tradition we celebrated in my family that I always looked forward to.  St.  Nicholas was the patron Saint of children and was known for secretly putting coins in the shoes of