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I am currently a full time stay at home mom. I have another 10 months to go before going back to being an engineer. We are currently residing in Bavaria, Germany. TH works in Munich, I work from home, and that is how we moved to Bayern.

I love doing activities with my children and thus I am always looking for inspirations online and free resources that I can use or recreate at home.

Since we are not living in Asia. We do not have the stress to ensure our children excel. My goal is for them to enjoy learning by playing and hoping that they will pick up something during that 15-30 mins of play.

This basically summarized US. I hope you enjoy reading…

Also check this post for an introduction of this blog.

Welcome!

– Claire

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Jan 2019 I am currently a full time stay at home mom. I have another 10 months to go before going back to being an engineer. I am happily married to my better half TH. We met in 2003, dated for 10 years and decided to tie the knot in 2014. We have 2 wonderful, […]

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