Family

Dear Prudence: navigating a mixed-faith family

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Dear Prudence, I got into a pickle with my partner the other day and I’m hoping you can help. We have a toddler, a very precocious 3-year-old boy. Recently we lost a very dear family friend in a terrible accident. Our son knew them well and was very fond of them. Of course, this has

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Ask Prudence: Connection and Boundaries

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Dear Prudence, I am a Master’s student at Uni Leipzig and I have been here since the start of the first semester in October. However, I am struggling to meet people outside of my class. Especially with restrictions limiting our access to other people anyway! I am looking both for friends and potential partners. Where

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Peace, please

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Stabat mater dolorosa Stood the mother weeping Over the coffin of her son She was holding a photo of him In a frame Her son a soldier, aged twenty-five * The mother didn’t shout, she wasn’t loud A pretty young woman in black clothes Her pain was decent and deep Not ostentatious She didn’t beat

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Doula interview: tips for mothers to be

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Chloe closes out her series on motherhood with an interview with doula Raluca Winn. She gets into the profession and its duties and offers insider advice for mothers to be.

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Leipziger Gastgeber*innen für junge Amerikaner*innen gesucht!

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Das Parlamentarische Patenschafts-Programm (PPP) für junge Berufstätige steht für einen regen, transatlantischen Austausch. Nun sucht das Programm wieder Gastgeber*innen und Betreuer*innen, unter anderem auch hier in Leipzig. Findet heraus, wie ihr dabei sein könnt und was eure Rolle bei diesem Austausch wäre.

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Giving birth in Leipzig: five mothers, five perspectives

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Our series on giving birth by Chloé Tallon continues with a group of mothers from different countries. Chloé asked them about their experiences with childbirth in Leipzig and their respective home country.

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