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Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 4 (19 October 2017)

Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 4 (19 October 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this weeks show, Dr Rebecca Weber examines boredom in teens and how parents can cope.

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Pumpkin season in Switzerland - family activities

Pumpkin season in Switzerland - family activities

There is no going back to summer, more and more leaves are changing their colours every single day and the crisp mornings are a reminder that winter is on its way. But there is one thing in pa...

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Autumn activities in Bern

Autumn activities in Bern

WRS is proud to announce that we are now broadcasting on DAB+ in Bern! Our local "Bärnermeitschi" (Bernese girl) and Digital Manager, Emma, gives her recommendations for enjoyin...

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Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 3 (12 October 2017)

Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 3 (12 October 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this weeks show, Dr Rebecca Weber examines boredom in teens and how parents can cope.

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Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 2 (5 October 2017)

Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 2 (5 October 2017)

Kids in Mind

In this week's show, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at the best way to cope with boredom.

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Expanding Your Horizons - Fun-packed science workshops for girls

Expanding Your Horizons - Fun-packed science workshops for girls

Mid Morning Mix

Lorraine Mcdowell is a scientist. Over the years she's noticed that the gender ratio in science and technical industries is not weighted towards women. We look at why that might be and what her...

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InterSoccer Autumn camps

InterSoccer Autumn camps

Mid Morning Mix

Steve Long from InterSoccer explains why the Autumn holiday camps coming up are not only great for kids, but also brilliant for working parents.

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FILM NUT - My Little Pony, Bladerunner 2049, The Glass Castle

FILM NUT - My Little Pony, Bladerunner 2049, The Glass Castle

Film Nut

Kerre Cole joins us to talk about the big screen releases in Switzerland every week. 

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Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 1 (28 September 2017)

Kids In Mind: Boredom - Part 1 (28 September 2017)

Kids in Mind

This month Rebecca will speak with us this month on the benefits of boredom and how children teens and parents can develop coping mechanisms.

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The Swiss Nanny Association get busy for Nanny Recognition Week!

The Swiss Nanny Association get busy for Nanny Recognition Week!

Mid Morning Mix

It's International Nanny Recognition Week coming up! Joana and Kelly set up the Swiss Nannies Association. They tell us why they felt it was important to have such an association in place...

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Kids In Mind: Divorce 4 (21 September 2017)

Kids In Mind: Divorce 4 (21 September 2017)

Kids in Mind

How to handle divorce in the best interests of your kids.

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Kids In Mind: Divorce 3 (14 September 2017)

Kids In Mind: Divorce 3 (14 September 2017)

Kids in Mind

This month Dr Rebecca Weber is looking how parents should consider their kids when parents are in the process of splitting.

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Kids In Mind: Divorce 2 (7 September 2017)

Kids In Mind: Divorce 2 (7 September 2017)

Kids in Mind

Dr Rebecca Weber is examining how divorce and separation can affect children - in this show, how to communicate changes to small children.

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Most important facts about hiring a nanny in Switzerland

Most important facts about hiring a nanny in Switzerland

The demand for private child care is constantly rising across Switzerland. More and more parents – Swiss citizens as well as expats – decide to hire a nanny. 

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Dragonboat racing and raising money for ESCA

Dragonboat racing and raising money for ESCA

Mid Morning Mix

This Sunday 3rd September will see dragonboats take to the Lac de Joux in the name of ESCA; the English Speaking Cancer Association, here in Switzerland. Paddle for Cancer is their main f...

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Kids In Mind: Divorce 1 (31 August 2017)

Kids In Mind: Divorce 1 (31 August 2017)

Kids in Mind

On this week's Kids in Mind, Dr Rebecca Weber looks at the subject of divorce - and how painful is it for children and how the parents should handle their own issues for the kids.

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123Cross - Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Verbier

123Cross - Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Verbier

Mid Morning Mix

123Cross offers olympic level and sprint distance cross triathlons and duathlons this coming weekend (3rd September 2017) in Le Châble, near Martigny in open lakes and through woodland. Th...

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After-school fun with Intersoccer this Autumn term

After-school fun with Intersoccer this Autumn term

Mid Morning Mix

Steve joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix to talk about Intersoccer courses and why it's great for 2 - 12 year olds to get outside and play football! We talk about the sport itself and what yo...

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It's International Cat Day and the world needs more cat videos

It's International Cat Day and the world needs more cat videos

The Breakfast Show

It's International Cat Day today and if the internet really needs anything it's more cat videos. We asked WRS listeners for their favourites and we were not disappointed! Here are some o...

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Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Mid Morning Mix

Les Digitales is a series of one-day events packed with electronic and experimental music. Nicolas Bonstein was part of the team that created the event 13 years ago. He talks to WRS about the ev...

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Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

Au Pays des Enfants; a family festival

Mid Morning Mix

Au Pays des Enfants is a family festival across Chateau d'Oex, Rougemont & Rossinière. It's really easy to travel between the three and explore this incredibly beautiful part of ...

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Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

Circus Chnopf - 'Panik!' tour

Mid Morning Mix

Circus Chnopf's 'Panik!' tour is underway and continuing around Swiss cities and villages until mid-September. Dave Sieger, Production Manager, describes the show's style as '...

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Geneva Squash Club welcomes the kids this summer

Geneva Squash Club welcomes the kids this summer

Mid Morning Mix

The manager of the Geneva Squash Club Duncan Steele joins Katt Cullen in the studio to talk about squash as a summer activity for kids. 

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Kids in Mind: Family Therapy 3 - long distance problems (6 July 2017)

Kids in Mind: Family Therapy 3 - long distance problems (6 July 2017)

Kids in Mind

In this series of programmes Dr Rebecca Weber looks at family therapy. What happens if families are separated by distance - but not emotion - as could be the case for many expat families? ...

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