Published 12.03.2019 by Expats.cz – Author: Elizabeth Haas
In less than a week my daughter is going on a camping trip. Not such a big deal in and of itself, unless you consider the fact that she’s 4 and neither I nor her dad or any immediate family or friends will be going with her. Continue reading “This Czech tradition is a big win for parents (and good for kids, too)”
Published 05.12.2018 by Expats.cz – Author: Katrina Modrá
In the European advent calendar, St. Nicholas (Mikuláš) pays a visit to children during the first week of December, bearing gifts of chocolate, walnuts, and oranges to the well behaved. The patron saint of prostitutes and thieves is traditionally accompanied by a devil (Čert) and angel (Anděl ), the former whose role is to carry “naughty” kids away in his sack — the threat of which tends to keep Czech kids in line throughout the year.
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