Happy Yogis!

After a wonderful first ‘Happy Yogis Evening’ (HYE), a new HYE will take place this month in Luxembourg City, at LeneLife @ Le Bec Fin. This will be a great opportunity to socialise with fellow yogis and yoga instructors, find out more about yoga, and indulge in a selection of delicious food.

The importance of away time for women

Clew’s Miranda shows you Lëtzebuerg is creative in her monthly column LëtzCreate, but she’s also a creative coach, with her own inspiring blog Create & Connect. Clew borrows from her blog:  It is quite normal to go on off-sites for work: companies offer away days for staff team building and to clarify goals. It got […]

The 4 Building Blocks of Networking

While driving through Luxembourg, I always marvel at how the once sleepy, agricultural country has transformed its sprawling pastures into glamorous buildings of steel and glass. For 20 plus years, the Grand Duchy has had the highest GDP per capita in the world and new construction sites seem to pop up weekly. Foundations quickly get […]

Letter from a mother

Letter to all the new mothers out there In an era where information surrounds you everywhere you look or go, the world´s toughest  job- being a mother-can get rather confusing at one point or the other. Suffice to say you go online, either for Facebook, reading your favourite newspaper or bumping into …blogs, and you […]

My Moving Booklet

Moving is a daunting process under ideal circumstances. For children, who usually have no choice about whether and where they’re going, it can be especially difficult. Enter Valérie Besanceney’s My Moving Booklet. This interactive workbook, the result of years of experience with children of expats and other mobile families, is filled with exercises and prompts for […]

Time for a change: Look Therapy

Change is a permanent feature throughout our lives, an element with many facets that are often interlaced, some positive, some less positive. There are sought changes, unavoidable changes, unexpected changes. Endless combinations of changes, sometimes scary, because it is more comfortable to settle for what we already know, just “to be sure” and “avoid mistakes”.

Run run run

Lux City in orange to the rhythm of running feet – it’s of course the ING Marathon which filled the streets last Saturday. Clew photographers contribute to the photo party: Photos by Anje Kirsch and Unni Holtedahl, 30. May 2015. ©2015 Anje Kirsch and ©2015 Unni Holtedahl

I’m so proud of you!

“I’m so proud of you.” Most likely all parents have said that to their child with sincerity and good intentions. Unfortunately, it mainly tends to be said when a child has done well at something. The implication is that parents are proud of the accomplishment, thus it is a form of praise rather than encouragement. […]

A simpler life: The basic kitchen

The kitchen is one area where many seem to go over the top when buying stuff. Even people who hardly cook still have a full set of pans and pots, oven forms and cake forms in every shape and size. We complain about our kitchens being too small, and there just isn’t enough cupboard space. We […]

Insights from global nomads and serial expats

Each year global nomads, many of them serial expats, come together for the Families in Global Transition (FIGT) Conference to share their stories and expertise on what it means to move and live abroad. Now, an anthology – compiled, written and published by a range of 2014 participants – captures the essence of the conference. Almost […]