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The Nordic Mum
38 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
My childhood in Uganda
Talking to creative writer, Sari Fordham who has written a book Wait for God to Notice about her mother and childhood in Uganda. Sari's mom was a missionary from Finland who married Sari's dad, an American missionary, and their work took them to Uganda. Sari wanted to share her story and life living and been brought up in Uganda during the tumulus time of the Idi Amin dictatorship. Follow the Nordic Mum on Insta: @thenordicmum Twitter: @NordicMumPodcas Facebook: @NordicMumSusanna
20 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
How to Celebrate Midsummer Magic in the Nordics
How the Nordic countries celebrate midsummer? Is it all about bonfires and singing and dancing around may pole? Well yes and no. There are differences between the countries and in this episode, I am concentrating on how different countries do Midsummer. Follow the Nordic Mum on Insta: @thenordicmum Twitter: @NordicMumPodcas Facebook: @NordicMumSusanna
10 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
How to Have Hygge in Summer Time
This episode was inspired by a question I saw posted in socials. People were asking how you feel hygge, or have hyggelig time even when it is summer. I gathered my seven tips on how you can feel connected and togetherness with keeping that cozy feeling alive on summertime.
43 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Balancing Cultures and Countries
Speaking with Megan from Balancing Cultures about her journey. Originally from US but married to a Finn and living in Germany. How she sees Finland and Finnishness and what good bad and quirky things she has seen while traveling Finland. We covered what is great about Finland. What do people in US think about north Europe? It is all ABBA and Ikea for them, what are those foods that she liked in Finland. What things she thought odd like the Independence day ball. Follow the Nordic Mum on Insta: @thenordicmum Twitter: @NordicMumPodcas Facebook: @NordicMumSusanna
40 minutes | May 24, 2021
How We Sustainably Grow Our Food in the Future
Talking to Founder of Nordic Grow Peter Harum about his innovative way of growing herbs at your home. this vertical garden uses artificial light and only needs water once a month. Everyone can be a green finger I say. We Covered:
41 minutes | May 17, 2021
Loving the Nordic Lifestyle
In this interview, Nordic Notes blogger Nicola Capper explains how she got hooked on Nordic Design. What you can do the make your home feel more Nordic. Where her enthusiasm and passion got started. Where her career as a blogger is taking her next.
34 minutes | May 10, 2021
How to Live Slow
This is a bonus episode with Rachelle Glendon. We recorded this episode to her podcast How to Live Slow and I loved it so much that I wanted to share it here as well. Why this conversation was so good because we had no scripted questions, just two friends having a natter.
16 minutes | May 3, 2021
What You Should Know About Viking Heritage
I wanted to learn more about Viking heritage and understand if they were present in medieval Finland. This research let me to conclude that they were present in Finland put perhaps not they way I thought they were.
43 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
7 Surprising Things About Sweden
Speaking with Jesse Karjalainen about how live has been since returning to Sweden after last year. He has observed about the society and had some interesting and surprising facts about Swedish culture and customs that you might have now known.
36 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
How to Be Sad on a Healthy Way
Talking with author, writer, speaker Helen Russell about sadness. Helen has a new book and a podcast coming out called How to be Sad. We talked about why negative feelings are not been expressed, how crying and negative feelings are a cornerstone of feeling happy. Why should we embracing those negative feelings rather than trying to bury them? Book How to be Sad https://harpercollins.co.uk/products/how-to-be-sad-everything-ive-learned-about-getting-happier-by-being-sad-better-helen-russell?variant=32618500653134 Podcast How to Be Sad https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/how-to-be-sad-with-helen-russell/id1550928939
43 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Raising a Multicultural Family in Finland
Paola has a multicultural family in Finland. She has a daughter and has adopted a son with her Italian husband and lives in Finland. In this episode, we talk about her struggles as an expat living in Finland, what benefits there are in Nordic parenting. What she would change and where she sees herself in years from here.
41 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Helena Halme Discovering Your Passion for Writing
Speaking with author Helena Halme about her life from Finland to UK. How the love letters between her husband and her became a fictional novel. Her love of Aland and how she has turned real life events to books and a writing career. What she gives as her top tips how to keep writing or start writing that book we have inside of ourselves. Helena was very generous with her tips and I cannot wait you to listen and implement these to your writing journey. Helena Halme website
22 minutes | Dec 14, 2020
How to Balance Your Life on the New Year
How you can have that balanced content life that we all are dreaming about? Listen the eight tips that I have gathered to you and how you can put them in action come new year and start new year with a bang.
14 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
How to Have Friluftsliv in your Life?
This Norwegian word is the new Hygge and I wanted to explore and see how it can help us during winter.
21 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
5 Best Things We Miss When Not Living in Finland
I asked Finns what they miss the most and this list included a sauna and lots of food. Listen to what we miss and perhaps one or two things that you miss is on the list as well.
23 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
How to Live Your Best Year Yet
Year 2020 I decided not to take a word as my mantra like I had last year. I just felt that there is no need to have a word. Instead of a word I wanted to go through these 12 points I see that you can live your best year yet. 2020 is going to be the best year yet to me and to you.
32 minutes | Jul 6, 2020
Education in Finland Versus Australia
How Finland differs from Australia on education and why. My thoughts when you compare apples to apples. This is an old episode that I am releasing.
58 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
Truth About Your Finnish Roots and Identity
Talking to Jesse Karjalainen, author about his roots in Australia and Finland. How he sees his identity amongst the many countries he has lived in.
30 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
Happiness in Scandinavia
How people in Scandinavia define happiness. What it is to live in Finland, happiest place on earth. How has COVID changed what we think about happiness?
22 minutes | Jun 2, 2020
9 Learnings You Should Know About Social Distancing
Talking about changes in society due the Covid19 crises and what learnings we all should take from this.
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