All the snuggles in the world

Being a mother of two is tough – and sometimes challenging. Most of my days are spent on being a referee and deciding what words I can say that will make everything’s fair for everyone. Some of those days were easy and smooth-sailing while the others were .. difficult and I needed to calm my…

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{Windy Hamburg} Day 1 – ICE Train

Bismillah, Our holiday started on Dec 21! Our train was scheduled at around 12.30 PM leaving Berlin Hbf. Initially, we planned to leave the house at 11 AM because the bus that is going to the Hbf only comes every 20 mins and we don’t want to risk getting late. But – of course, that…

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{Windy Hamburg} Get Ready!

Bismillah, Hey ho! Happy holidays to all of you! Can’t you believe that it’s going to be 2019 – insya Allah – in less than a week? I feel like time just… flew by. I still remember I started 2018 with so much anxiety and unknowns and here we are, going to enter 2019 soon….

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It Has Been A Year

Today, a year ago, I left Singapore and the life that I had built there for 12 years. I said goodbye to our helper who is so dear to us and our kids. Hoping that the new family she’s working after us is going to treat her kindly. She deserves that. I said goodbye to…

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Why you should move to Berlin

Bismillah, Mudah-mudahan belum ada yang bosen sama cerita kami dari Berlin ini, hehehe. Setelah sebelumnya ngobrol kenapa ga usah pindah ke Berlin (super encouraging ya, hahaha), untuk penyeimbang nya ya tentu saja mesti ada pros list nya dong ya. Setelah brainstorming dengan Suami, inilah penyemangat kami (dan mungkin orang lain) buat pindah ke Berlin. Baca…

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Balada Childcare

Bismillah, Kembali melanjutkan #thenefainberlin series – ini topik yang kemaren kalah pas ada poling, tapi saya keukeuh tetap pengen nulis tentang ini, hihi. Kenapa? Soalnya berasa perjuangan untuk mendapatkan childcare ini bikin lelaaaahhh sangat. Sayang kalau ga ditulis buat kenang-kenangan #eh Jadi ceritanya, waktu di Singapura, Z dan M diasuh sama mbak Marni. Mbak kami…

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Why you should not move to Berlin

Atas permintaan Suhu (aka Adi Prawira – blogger kebanggaan Nggawe Teler University), maka topik kali ini adalah: why you should NOT move to Berlin. Dan list berikut ini adalah hasil kolaborasi dengan suami tercinta :))) Disclaimer dulu as usual: list berikut ini berdasarkan pengalaman kami yang lumayan lama bermukim di Singapura – lalu pindah ke…

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