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Tips to Ride Safely in a Taxi With Your Child

Do you ride safely in a Taxi or ride share service in NYC with your kids?

In big cities like New York, owning a car is rare and taking the taxi for short or long distances is the only way to go. This was a big difference, when moving from Germany to the U.S, and we were not aware of the challenges that would come with it.

Most germans that are  living in NYC will know the problem. You are transporting your child in a taxi, car service or ride share but you don’t want to haul your car seat along with you. And while in Germany most taxi services provide a car seat for your child, this is not the case in NYC.

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Boxing Lunch – A Daily Challenge

Now, that everyone is back to school and the daily grind is taking over, there is one topic coming up again and again– school lunch.

Besides preparing breakfast and getting everybody ready to leave the house, this is a daily challenge every parent with school-age kids has to face. Those of  you who are new to parenthood might wonder at this point –can it really be that difficult to make and pack a sandwich, throw in a juice box and cut some fruits and vegetables? 

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Supporting Bilingualism with Online Rental for Children’s Books in German

Do you know one big secret to raising a bilingual child? It is so simple, most people dismiss it: Read to your child every single day in German for 15 minutes or more

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Kid’s Birthday Party – A quick guide for foreigners

 

No matter if you’re new to New York or just new to motherhood – there will soon be a birthday party to host – and it’s quite different than back home. Here are a few interesting facts, some do’s and don’ts and a general overview of the birthday “etiquette”.

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Finding a Babysitting Job in NYC

New York City is one of the largest and most densely populated cities in the world, which makes it prime real estate for both those looking to find work and those in need of care. Everywhere you go, there’s a business — or family — in need of employees, and when you tack on internet advertising, opportunity abounds.

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Urbansitters – der etwas andere Babysitting Service

Irgendwann  kommt der Zeitpunkt, an dem man als Eltern nicht mehr um einen Babysitter herum kommt.

Es ist toll, wenn man Familie, Freunde und Nachbarn hat, die im Notfall oder regelmäßig auf das Kind aufpassen können. Aber gerade, wenn man (wie viele von uns) keine Familie in der Nähe hat, ist ein Babysitter unumgänglich.

Nur: wie findet man am besten gute Babysitter?

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Martin Luther King oder “I have a dream” für Kinder

Die Kinder freuen sich, endlich schulfrei! Es ist Martin Luther King Tag. Aber warum bekommen wir eigentlich frei? Was feiern wir genau und wer war dieser Martin Luther King Jr.?

Es könnte eigentlich nicht aktueller sein – Gerechtigkeit, Bürgerrechtsbewegungen und (friedliche) Proteste. Für all das hat Martin Luther King im Jahre 1954 bereits gekämpft.

Aber wie erkläre ich Kindern, wofür Martin Luther King steht und warum er so bedeutend für die amerikanische und die Weltgeschichte war und ist?

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Expert Tips: Renting Apartments in NYC

CityKinder Seminar How to buy Real Estate in New York USA

Finding and securing a rental apartment in New York City can be a challenging process. Being prepared and familiarizing yourself with New York City’s unique rental process will give you the best chance of getting an apartment.

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Bundestagswahl 2017 – So funktioniert die Briefwahl aus dem Ausland

Am 24. September ist es wieder soweit: Die Bundestagswahl steht an. Deutsche, die sich im Ausland aufhalten, sind ebenso wahlberechtigt wie Deutsche, die im Inland leben: Über die Briefwahl können auch sie an der Wahl teilnehmen. Wie das Ganze funktioniert und was bei der Briefwahl aus dem Ausland zu beachten ist, erklären wir in diesem Beitrag.

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Baby Beach Essentials

Baby sitting at beach wearing the beach essentials.

Congratulations on becoming a parent! What a beautiful time in our lives. With new parenthood come challenges. One of them might be the first trip to the beach with your baby. The times when you would put on a bathing suit, pack a towel and some sunscreen and head are over… You will have to plan ahead and make sure you have everything you need for your baby when you head to the beach.

Here is a check list for you!

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