Category Archives: kids

The heart breaking news from Connecticut

This morning I woke up to this… and it’s funny how a little bit of snow can make everything look so beautiful, so perfect.. even in a world where 20 young lives have been taken by an evil so dark. … Continue reading

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Brutto, bruttissimo..our new swim class.

Recently, I enrolled my son in an afternoon swim class which is not only closer to my house, but happens to costs less than half the price of where I used to take him. The day of our swim trial, … Continue reading

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The Christmas market in Monte Carlo, where the ferris wheel gives a new meaning to adventure.

Three day weekend thanks to the Sant’Ambrogio holiday means only one possible thing: time to escape the big city. I pack up my kids, their cousin and my sister-in-law in my Volvo, leaving behind the one person most dear to … Continue reading

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Weekends in Milan

Weekends in Milan are about as much fun as having sand in your underpants. We have just spent the last 2 weekends in Milan and I can assure you for someone who lives in this city it’s 2 weekends too … Continue reading

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When twinkle twinkle little star is not an option..

Our 2 kids go to 2 different schools in 2 different parts of the city, with drop off and pick up hours at the exact same time. No I do not know what I did to deserve this, but basically … Continue reading

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Emails of love and Ben 10

I have a huge admiration for the multi-tasking parents that seem to some how find time to do everything: to parent, to work, to blog, to dedicate happy time to their spouse, and even go to the gym for heavens … Continue reading

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  I am underwater.. I need to come up for air but I decide to try to do the full length of the swimming pool thinking maybe it will help me wake up. I don’t know why I am so … Continue reading

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Day to day life in the beautiful Engadine Valley in Switzerland..

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Dear readers, I know what your thinking, you’re wondering where the hell have you been? Well, your right, I mean what kind of blog is this after all?  That’s what I would be asking me if I were you. Your … Continue reading

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Why being first in line is really only a matter of opinion.

This is not a blog about kids, I do not want to be constantly writing about kids, just as I do not want to be constantly reading about kids, and nor do I want to always be talking about kids. … Continue reading

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