Little Red Riding Hood

I wanted to tell Molly a story to calm her down before her nap and I first thought of Little Red Riding Hood. I started telling her the story and after an unnecessarily long description of all the food her mother prepared for her granny (I’m on a diet), I realised I didn’t know the rest of the story. Does her red hood play any role in the story? How …

New Year’s in Regensburg

A couple of days away without Molly for the first time. She stayed with the grandparents who were given very (very) detailed care instructions (two A4 pages on feeding and sleeping and changing nappies) before we drove to Regensburg so I can cry a lot about missing my baby and worry a lot about grandparents maybe putting her to bed at 20:15 instead of 20:10 because that could totally ruin her routine. …

Going out for coffee with a sleeping baby

We’re so lucky that Molly’s a calm, relaxed and (mostly) quiet baby. She sleeps a lot during the day, not as much at night, but I guess that was to be expected. We already have a routine which involves getting Molly all warm and cozy and cuddled up in her pram and taking her on a walk with Klara. If she falls asleep, I sit down in a coffee shop …