The Migratory Mum

The Migratory Mum

Yesterday, I woke up at the crack of dawn, made lunch, schlepped across Zurich for my 10 year old son’s German class, schlepped all the way back home, dropped my son off, picked up my daughter and travelled all the way across again in order to attend Durga Pujo - the Bengali/East Indian iteration of [...]

#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

So...I thought that writing this blog post would be a breeze. Or, as the children I teach have learned to say - easy peasy lemon squeezy (they’ve learned that from me, of course) but I digress... Where were we? Oh yes, I thought that writing this article would be a breeze. After all, puberty hit [...]

The Minimalist Mompreneur: how to juggle a home, business, and family life.

The Minimalist Mompreneur: how to juggle a home, business, and family life.

By Helena Zachariassen, Home EditorSunday, May 9th is Mother's Day, both here in Switzerland as well as in many other countries worldwide. If you're a mom yourself, you know how unique a mother's love is. There is nothing like it. Parenting is the greatest gift of all, and the biggest challenge of a lifetime. Playing [...]

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

In a world, where you can be anything, be kind. Isn’t that what the message below reads? Be kind. My Swiss Story, Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2, Pic Credit: Unsplash Simple. So simple, so effective that it is a powerful social media hashtag. The phrase ‘Be Kind’ is so ubiquitous that sometimes it cancels [...]

Field Notes From #amuminprogress Vol.1: Between One Thing And The Next

Field Notes From #amuminprogress Vol.1: Between One Thing And The Next

Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Ok, so I have a confession. I love Reels. I don’t get them. I can’t make them but I can waste hours on them. It saves me from doom scrolling and I can just pretend that my life, just like everyone else’s will one day make for a great [...]