Category Archives: Baby

Swiss rules for naming babies

There are lots of rules in Switzerland. And I’m not just talking about speed limits and littering laws. The Swiss laws get personal. Most of them exist to keep you from irritating your neighbors. Before we moved here, we read … Continue reading

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Last chance, baby: The Baby Bucket List

I’m 26 weeks pregnant — which means I only have 14 weeks until my life is radically, permanently changed. I’m excited to meet the wee chick who’s been turning somersaults behind my belly button. But I also feel like there’s … Continue reading

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The secret to throwing the best baby shower ever (hint: it’s not a game, present or party favor)

I’m having my first baby in a foreign country where my husband and I don’t know very many people. When I got pregnant, we realized that living far from family and friends meant we’d be on our own for the … Continue reading

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