Waiting for a big shutdown

I decided to write a second blog post today as the other one I prepared beforehand and it shows only one side of my mood at the moment. The truth is that I am still shocked and confused about the world situation at the moment. Berlin is officially shutting down and closing everything, except for…

Stay at home mom…It is my choice

Hello, my dear friends. I feel that I haven’t posted anything personal for a while. Honestly our last week was horrible, me and my daughter suddenly got very sick. She is almost recovered now, I am annoyingly still not quite there. We literally spent almost 6 days at home, also partly because of typical Berlin…

Is our family ‘less German’? Multilingual family in Berlin

Hello, dear friends. Today I will just leave a small trace of my existence in this blog. My daughter is again in one of those periods, when she wants me to hug her and sleep with her all night through. This also concerns her day naps as well. My productivity level is zero and I…

How the WW2 still affects us…literally// We got evacuated

Hello, my dear readers. Since I am back to Berlin, things haven’t been really steady here. Constantly trying to get back to the regular regime, but it really doesn’t seem to work. For example, this evening went really different from the usual. And all “thanks” to the Second World War. Yes, literally. Living in Berlin…

Back to the roots: Final post

Hello, today I’m writing my post from the airport after a sleepless night due to a long, rather inconvenient flight connection. My daughter and husband ran off somewhere (she is getting restless), and I just woke up after accidentally falling asleep at the cafe table. What a night! I decided that there should be a…

Back to the roots: Day 10. Socializing at the local market

Hello, my dear friends. We are currently in a post-new-year mood, all the main shops are closed until tomorrow, also a play room unfortunately. You could think, where can one go, when all the shops are closed in Russia. The answer is simple: go to the local market! In my hometown the market consists of…

Back to the roots: Day 9 A quiet beginning of 2020

Hello, dear friends. Hope you had a nice celebration and landed smoothly into 2020 🙂For me this time was one of the most relaxing and cosy celebrations. Maybe you can’t even call it a celebration 😀. I put my daughter to sleep as usual, it just took a bit longer because she could hear the…