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Share the Christmas joy with Joulupuu

In the past couple of years my family took part in a brilliant initiative called Joulupuu (“the Christmas tree”) organised by JCI Central Park and made possible by their volunteers’ hard work. In a nutshell, the Joulupuu team collects gifts and distribute them to children currently in child protection. In 2017, about 17 000 children… Continue reading Share the Christmas joy with Joulupuu

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Our first Christmas as a family of four

Christmas this year has been a special time for us. Our three year long wait to become a family of four put some extra expectations and excitement on these holidays. One year ago we had been matched and were dying to meet our son E. Our parents, usually cautious and discrete, were so overexcited that… Continue reading Our first Christmas as a family of four

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Toddlers’ Christmas movie night

I've shared before how we love to have movie nights at our house. Not only it's a special family time, we made it into a social tradition for the kids as well. Occasionally they get to invite some friends over to watch a movie together. Normally we are strict with candies and snacks, so I… Continue reading Toddlers’ Christmas movie night

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The magical Seurasaari’s Christmas walking trail

Every Christmas is a special time for our family, but this year it will be even more. One year ago we were impatiently waiting for our son E to join our family from India. We had been matched but we were forced to wait bureaucracy to run its course. During Christmas half of our hearts… Continue reading The magical Seurasaari’s Christmas walking trail