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Like a King Midas but a different kind: everything I touch turns into… vintage

Like a King Midas but a different kind: everything I touch turns into... vintage

Alisa’s first ever gala dress.

 

 

Raising children in the 21st century not a piece of cake

Raising children in the 21st century not a piece of cake

Have been thinking about it for awhile…

When you leave the hospital with your newborn they tell you, “enjoy your baby”, you simply do not imagine you won’t be given an opportunity to enjoy, at least the first year.

The question is not about the baby herself. Basic care is as simple as ABC’s […]

Why you are unlikely to get baby blues in Finland

Why you are unlikely to get baby blues in Finland

One reason is that looong prior to delivery every mother-to-be (Finnish or foreign, must be resident of Finland) gets a maternity package which keeps her busy about a week and gets her into a happy mood for a month.

2009 package that I got looked as follows:

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The first winter “for real” since 2005/2006 one

The first winter "for real" since 2005/2006 one

The beginning of 2010 is definitely worth 4 years of waiting 🙂

This week was the coldest so far, the temperature went down to -28C (yesterday) . “No-start” point for some cars, by the way except for BMW & Volvo – hehe, I’m just being a litttle bad here 😀

We had to buy […]

How can one man get two women? (a joke that already has a long grey beard)

How can one man get two women? (a joke that already has a long grey beard)

…Of course marry one and have her bear a daughter 🙂

It was 13.23 on November 23rd that Max and me got a sweet little girl, Alisa (aka Chiwawa, you will see further why 😀 ), 2500g/44cm, Apgar score 9/10.

She took after her father in looks and after me in temper. Loves night […]