IWCS 2019 Mother’s Corner Summer Party

This event is for all IWCS members and their families!
Sunday July 7th from 11:00
Schulbauernhof Zukunftsfelder, Am Lotterberg 36, 70825 Korntal-Münchingen
Nearest station: Korntal Gymnasium

Bring the whole family to the IWCS Mother’s Corner summer party in July, being held at a farm near Weilimdorf! There’s lots of room for the kids to run around and a quick visit to farm itself is included. We’ll be grilling and having a potluck lunch.

The Mother’s Corner will be providing meat to grill and soft drinks – in case you need a veggie alternative, please let us know. We ask each family attending to bring either a side dish or dessert to share (veggie/vegan side dishes are especially welcome). Each family should also bring their own dishes and cups/picnicware.

All family members are welcome, including grandparents! Because we will be outside and at a farm, some things to think about include clothes that can get dirty, sunscreen, outdoor toys, and a blanket to sit on.

To RSVP, please use the pending Facebook event in the private members group or the contact form below if you are not on Facebook.

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Members Only Holiday Event: Mother’s Corner Pumpkin Festival Outing


Members of the Mother’s Corner group and their families are welcome!
Sunday the 28th of October at 10:00
Location: Kürbisausstellung Ludwigsburg im Blühenden Barock, Schloss Ludwigsburg, 71640 Ludwigsburg
Nearest Station: Ludwigsburg
RSVP/Prepayment deadline: October 14th

Halloween is coming to get you!!

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. We invite you to have a Spookilicious time at the Pumpkin Festival in Ludwigsburg with the IWCS Mother’s Corner on October 28th at 10 am.

Members and their families are welcome. Cost is €5 per family, with the remainder of the entrance fees will be sponsored by the club. Please meet us at the main entrance promptly at 10:00 to distribute the tickets. If you absolutely must arrive later, please do contact us.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the pending Facebook event or use the form below if you are not on Facebook. Remember this event is outdoors, so please dress appropriately!

To confirm your reservation, please transfer your €5 to the IWCS bank account no later than October 14th. Prepayments are non-refundable after the payment deadline. Members who have to cancel at the last minute are welcome to find another member or guest to send in their place.

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The grill is hot

and the drinks are cool

Come join moms and their families

for a fun barbeque!

For members and their families
Sunday, June 3rd at 15:00
Location: Mimi’s home in Ostfildern

Join us for our “It’s Summer” Barbeque where you get to bring your whole family to join the Mother’s Corner for some fun in the sun.

We will be providing the BBQ basics such as: a Grill, Sausages, Potatoes, Bread, Veggie skewers, BBQ sauces, Plates and Cutlery. We kindly ask each family to bring a side dish to share (salad/dessert etc).

This event is for members and their families, limited to 14 adults. RSVP by 27th May in our Facebook event (or use the form below to contact us).

Hope to see you there!

Laura & Mimi

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Welcome to our New Mother’s Corner Coordinators!


A few months ago, we put out a “help wanted” call for a new coordinator for our Mother’s Corner group.

We were fortunate to have not just one, but TWO, members answer that call! The mamas of the Mother’s Corner no doubt already know Mimi and Laura, who will be splitting the duties and working together to create fun events for IWCS families with young children starting in May.

Got ideas for new activities? Then these are the two ladies you want to talk to! Post about it in the Mother’s Corner Facebook group or send them a message using the contact form below.

If you have young children and are not currently in the Mother’s Corner group, please contact them below!

A big thanks to Allison, our current Mother’s Corner coordinator who is retiring from her coordinating duties, but remaining a member of the group. Thanks for your efforts this past year!

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We are currently looking for a replacement for Allison Roesner, our outgoing Mother’s Corner coordinator. Thank you, Allison, for all the time and effort you put in the group!

For the coordinator position we are looking for a member who 

  • Is organized and energetic
  • Is enthusiastic about the Mother’s Corner group and the IWCS
  • Loves to plan things
  • Can reliably attend most of the monthly playgroups meetings
  • Doesn’t mind answering emails and being on Facebook
  • Is looking to get out of the house and make a difference in her community

If this sounds like you, please contact Emily Born using the form below.

If this sounds somewhat like you but you are wary of taking on so much alone, please contact her anyways! She has a helper or two lined up willing to possibly co-lead with you.

And if this sounds like someone you know who might make a great coordinator for Mother’s Corner, please pass their name on to us in case they haven’t seen this post.


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Sunday, October 23rd
14:00 – 17:00
Location: Allison’s home in Neckartailfingen


Join us in October for a children’s Halloween party for members only to be held at Allison’s house. Limited space available – will close at 15 children max. Please have your child dressed in their Halloween costume and parents are encouraged to wear costumes as well!

Parents must stay with their child for the duration of the party. Please bring a treat, either sweet or savory, to share. There will be a sign-up for treats on the Facebook event page.

See you there!

If you have any question please contact Allison on Facebook or using the contact form below.

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Mother’s Corner Halloween Party
Saturday, October 31st at 12:00
Location: Ins Blaue Cafe, Wartbergstraße 40, 70191 Stuttgart-Nord
Nearest Stations: Löwentorbrücke (U) or Nordbahnhof (S)

Something’s brewing and it’ll be ghoulishly fun
A wicked good time for everyone!
So, fly on over for a HALLOWEEN BASH!

All IWCS families are welcome and this event is for children of all ages. Games and prizes are provided by Mother’s Corner.

Halloween-themed food and drinks will be available for purchase at the restaurant for lunch. The party ends with cake and coffee at 15:00 – please bring a cake or other dessert to share. Coffee and tea will be sponsored by the IWCS.

Please RSVP no later than the 10th October so that the Mother’s Corner ghouls can be prepared!

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Mother's Corner Update: Another Goodbye

playgroupposterWe are so sad to be losing our Mother’s Corner coordinator, Cassie Wiselka, just when she was getting warmed up! She will be moving back to the States this month and we wish her all the best in her new home!
Stepping up as the new coordinator for the Mother’s Corner group is Allison Roesner. She can be reached at the general Mother’s Corner email address listed in every newsletter. We are looking forward to working with Allison as she plans fun playgroups and other fun things for our mums.

Additional playgroups around Stuttgart

We would like to let you know of other non-IWCS native language playgroups in the Stuttgart area in case you are looking for additional opportunities to meet with other mothers and children.

We encourage anyone who knows of other local playgroups (especially in languages other than English) to submit the contact information to us in the form below so it can be added to this list.

Please note that the IWCS is not affiliated with any of the groups below and that this information is being provided as a service to our members.

English Playgroup Stuttgart
Meets Mondays & Thursdays (in S-Vaihingen)

English Playgroup Böblingen
Meets Tuesdays
Contact: Catherine Frieß at

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Now collecting babysitter recommendations

All mothers know that a good babysitter is worth his or her weight in gold and should be protected at all costs. But expat and immigrant mothers depend on their network of contacts to help them find good babysitters, especially ones who might speak their native language.

If you are an IWCS member who is willing to fill in as a babysitter for other members, our
Mother’s Corner Coordinator, Sandra Bartsch, would like to hear from you in the comment form below. She is putting together a list of babysitter recommendations exclusively for members of the club.

This information will not be published anywhere publicly, but will be available from the Mother’s Corner Coordinator upon request.

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Thanks for your input!