Making the Holidays Magical for Mamas The winter holidays are fast approaching and many people (especially moms) are stressed, exhausted and burnt out. We (moms) feel like we are responsible for bringing magic to our families and making holidays a special experience. But are you included in enjoying the magic, mama? Or are you running… Read More Making the Holidays Magical for Mamas
Emotional Development of a 3 Year Old Our eldest son is 3.5 years old now. He is such a big boy and we’re very proud of the person he is becoming. But we are also emotionally, physically and mentally exhausted, not to mention on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Why you ask? Because being… Read More Emotional Development of a 3 Year Old
There is still a little more than a week left before Thanksgiving and yet it feels like holidays are already in full swing. November is a funny month. Technically, it’s still fall but because of Thanksgiving, it feels like it’s rolled in to winter and all the winter holiday fun. And what do we all… Read More Holiday Gifts for the Whole Family
Guide to Being a Good Mother Have you ever asked yourself what makes a mother, a Good Mother? I sure have. When we think of mothers, we often think of women who are good at everything. They are good at cooking, cleaning, taking care of children and pets, organizing, entertaining, the list goes on. But… Read More Guide to Being a Good Mother
5 Fun Fall Family Activities My favorite time of the year is here. It’s called Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Pumpkin!!!!! I’m just kidding, it’s called Fall, but it might as well be Pumpkin. I now have pumpkins gracing my door steps and various book shelves, and pumpkin and squash products filling up my pantry and fridge. And… Read More 5 Fun Fall Family Activities
We have covered our Expectations for Pregnancy, Labor, and the 4th trimester in the previous installments of this series. But I want to talk about something that no one really talks about: what happens for the rest of the first year of your growing baby’s life before they become a full fledged toddler. Whenever you… Read More Expectations Part 4 – Your Growing Baby
Parental Control – Real or Illusion? If you’ve read Emotional Development of 2 year olds – Part 1 and Emotional Development of 2 year olds – Part 2, you are aware of what’s happening in your toddler’s brain. And it’s a bit of chaos. But even knowing that, you may feel like it’s not an… Read More Parental Control – Real or Illusion?
We had a rare fun weekend. We didn’t do anything special, per se, but we got out of the house, cooked, saw some friends and managed to catch up on some sleep. It felt like a huge accomplishment. My children are still very young (3.5 years old and 9 months old), so we have to… Read More Parenthood: Where is the Fun?
Make Summer the Time to Eat Fruits and Veggies If you have a kid of any age, you no doubt worry about their diet. After all, they could always eat more fruits and veggies. But it can be hard to convince your beige food loving child to explore the world of color that the plant… Read More Make Summer the Time to Eat Fruits and Veggies
My Top 10 Toys of Summer When you are a kid, summer is fun. It’s magical and amazing and nothing can change your opinion. Unfortunately, summer starts to lose its luster when you are a working adult. Nothing really changes, except that it’s hot outside. But if you are a parent, you can relive some… Read More My Top 10 Toys of Summer