There's No Such Thing As Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids (from Friluftsliv to Hygge)
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Give me a map to look at, and I am content. Give me a map of country I know, and I am comforted: I live my travels over again; step by step, I recall the journeys I have made; half-forgotten incidents spring vividly to mind, and again I can suffer and rejoice at experiences which are once more made very real. Old maps are old friends, understood only by the man with whom they have traveled the miles.” Just found your blog and laughed out loud at this post! Am currently writing about an upcoming trip to Scandinavia and couldn’t recall the saying about bad weather… but you’ve summed it up nicely!
Of all the Norwegian phrases out there, I'd wager it's this one you'll encounter first. Most likely before you even land in the country, if you're (un)fortunate enough to be sat next to a native on your flight.We all know that nature is good for our physical and mental health and well-being – but creating a daily nature habit can be
Woods over Worksheets: How jumping in mud puddles and climbing trees can help children thrive at school – and in life.Yet, despite the frigid temperature, there’s a steady footfall of walkers and joggers out and about during their lunch break.
With flexible hours already commonplace in Scandinavia, thanks to policies encouraging both parents to participate in family life, many businesses are also giving employees the chance to work around their passions – including the great outdoors – more regularly. People in Germany aren’t known for their love of small-talk… unless, that is, you get them talking about the weather. Come rain or shine, you’ll get a dialogue out of it. Knowing how to talk about temperature and precipitation can also come in handy when describing emotions. As the seasons change, so do the opportunities to flex your German skills. Wouldn’t you love to be able to comment on the day auf Deutsch? Well, what better way to do this than to learn some German weather idioms. From marvelling at the surprise summer sunshine, to complaining about the cold winter chill, to using weather to make your point, learn these German expressions and watch your small-talk opportunities soar! Let’s delve in. 1. Es regnet in Strömen – It’s raining in streamsHowever, others argue that younger Scandinavians are simply discovering new methods to switch off and recoup energy, albeit on a more short-term basis.