Category Archives: Switzerland

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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It’s OK to suck at stuff

Nick and I stood in front of the chairlift, fully kitted out in our rented skis and brand new snow pants. All around us, Swiss skiers and snowboarders queued up to sail into the clouds without a care in the … Continue reading

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When I’m stooped and gray, I won’t remember my clothes dryer

That. That photo right there. That’s exactly what I imagined when my husband came home in October and told me we were moving to Switzerland. As I squealed with joy, I pictured snow capped Alps framing a pristine lake with … Continue reading

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