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Getting to Know Cloth Diapers – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 8

We’ve covered cloth diapers before (read Mónika Markotán’s article here). We’re revisiting the topic to show that it’s not just a single person claiming that cloth diapers are simple and cost efficient to use. Continue reading

Our Christmas Present: Free Hugs

Sunday, December 15, 2019. A small part of the abitbetter.eu team implemented its long-cherished plan. We went to give free hugs! :) Along with regular litter picking, this is the activity we’d like to introduce to our growing community. Continue reading

Setting an Example, Authenticity, Communication – Pedagogy 101, Part 2

In Part 2 of our series Pedagogy 101 (read Part 1 here), PE teacher and trainer Sándor explains why it’s worth being honest as a pedagogue. In addition, he explores, among other things, if a pedagogue should invite students into their private life, Continue reading

Life with a Newborn – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 7

This part of Coffee Break is special to me because Ágnes is a very busy person who, even as a mother, kept to this habit and didn’t sink into a slow and tranquil home life, Continue reading

The Difficulties (and Wonders) of Breastfeeding – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 6

We now start the second half of our ten-part series! Being home alone with a newborn – scary. Even though, as they say, the life of a baby at this age is barely more than eating, pooping and sleeping, with some crying thrown into the mix. Continue reading

Principles, Respect – Pedagogy 101, Part 1

This series is written by a PE teacher and cross and TRX trainer who graduated at the University of Physical Education. Because of his personality and profession, education is part of his daily routine. Throughout the series, he talks about pedagogy – through the eye of the teacher, but not only from pedagogy’s perspective. Continue reading

Baby Gear at Home – Coffee Break With a New Mom, Part 5

Part 5 of our series once again deals with a list – of course not the same as Part 3! :) Since Ági’s baby girl had left the hospital and became acquainted with her new home, we are now admitted behind the scenes. Continue reading

A Few Days at the Baby Ward – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 4

Practically, part 4 of Coffee break with a new mom directly follows the events of part 2 (read the previous parts here, here, and here). Can you remember what happened in part 2? Continue reading

Useful Things Only: Hospital Bag Tips – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 3

Part 3 is up! This time, our new mom (you can read part 1 here and part 2 here) offers advice on hospital bags. What to pack and bring to the maternity ward with us? What proved useless, despite the recommendations? Continue reading

To Care for Caring – Part 3 (Including Book Review)

We’ve reached the end of the series. I saved the most divisive topic for last; the article might result in much reproval, but here, in this moment, I’m not describing what happened from a political, but a human perspective. Continue reading

Arrival of a Baby Girl – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 2

In part 2 of Coffe Break (you can read part 1 here), Ági’s tale approaches the time of labor and delivery. In the morning, everything was pointing to an average weekday, but it ended up with the arrival of a new family member :) Continue reading

The Secrets of Pregnancy – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 1

Our newest series of articles revolves around a new mother. Ági invites you to a friendly chat so she can tell you about her everyday life, how things have changed, and what’s new. Until recently she’s been a speech therapist, a special education teacher, and a lecturer, but since July she’s also the mother of a baby girl. Continue reading

Down Syndrome – a Sibling’s Perspective

After having seven children, the Weeber parents decided to become foster parents. Thus their loving, protective family accommodated three children with Down syndrome. Now, from a sibling’s perspective, we get an insight into what children with Down syndrome are like.Written by Dorottya Kolbl-Weeber. Continue reading

Music and Dance Belongs to Everyone – or What a Dance Class is Like at the Institute for the Blind

Unique to the country, the National Institute for the Blind deals with children and young people with serious visual impairments. Among other things, they provide school, housing, and rehabilitation services to those in need, including activities aimed at preserving physical condition. Continue reading

PickItUp! – Well, We Did

All the litter people throw away tend to accumulate in various places. Sooner or later they end up in rivers, the water drives them for miles, then wash them into the reeds or wash them ashore (and if it doesn’t, they continue to the ocean). Continue reading