Libero nursery care kit

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Libero nursery care kit

Helsinki, 21 degrees


I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.
As my baby girl turns two-weeks-old tomorrow on Friday, I thought this would be a good opportunity to share wit…
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5 reasons to fall for Finnish design company Magisso

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

5 reasons to fall for Finnish design company Magisso

Helsinki, 23 degrees


I guess it's better to have a chalk smile, than an ink smile. Where chalk changes with the direction of wind, ink stays as a deep stain. Like rain, sun and hail against a fake plant.
If you ask…
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Midsummer 2016: 6 spells

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Midsummer 2016: 6 spells

Helsinki, 20 degrees


The most magical time of the year is upon us: Midsummer that is! In Finland, we do believe in Christmas magic, as we are the home country of no other than Santa Claus himself, but equally important …
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5 signs that labor is near

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

5 signs that labor is near

Helsinki, 22 degrees


The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
As I now find myself ridiculously happy at home with a five-day-old baby girl, I thought I would share …
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4+6+6 reasons to love Helsinki, part 2

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

4+6+6 reasons to love Helsinki, part 2

Helsinki, 20 degrees


With cities, it is as with dreams: everything imaginable can be dreamed, but even the most unexpected dream is a rebus that conceals a desire or, its reverse, a fear. Cities, like dreams, are made …
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4+6+6 reasons to love Helsinki, part 1

Sunday, June 12, 2016

4+6+6 reasons to love Helsinki, part 1

Helsinki, 18 degrees


Cities were always like people, showing their varying personalities to the traveler. Depending on the city and on the traveler, there might begin a mutual love, or dislike, friendship, or enmity. …
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10 things you didn't know about motherhood in Finland

Thursday, June 9, 2016

10 things you didn't know about motherhood in Finland

Helsinki, 12 degrees


In a child's eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in t…
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Grandfather's bridge

Monday, June 6, 2016

Grandfather's bridge

Helsinki, 16 degrees


To embark on the journey towards your goals and dreams requires bravery. To remain on that path requires courage. The bridge that merges the two is commitment.
Last week I witnessed a historical ev…
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Reflections from an expecting mama

Friday, June 3, 2016

Reflections from an expecting mama

Helsinki, 25 degrees


Two things in the world you never regret: a swim in the ocean, the birth of a child.
It is said that pregnancy remains one of life's biggest adventures - a time filled with wonderment as well as…
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