Dear daughter, I’m writing this letter so that you can read it when you’re a mature adult, and by that, I mean once you’ve graduated from college and experienced a couple of rough years in the work industry. By that … Continue reading To my daughter: my legacy to you
This post was originally published on Expat Life in Thailand. I am part of the Generation X, one of the last to follow the traditions of the past: Enjoying the space and freedom of growing up as a child without … Continue reading To the parents of my generation: More is less!
When I was a child, I grew up in a country other than my own and like many expatriate kids, I went to a French international school. Through this situation, I was exposed to three different cultures: the one of … Continue reading What I learned from living in 7 countries
When my daughter was born, the first year went smoothly in terms of parenting. I mean, exhaustion aside, things were pretty easy: I just had to put her in a safe corner with toys and she enjoyed herself. It was … Continue reading Are we unintentionally rewarding our kids’ whining?
When I was pregnant with my second baby, many questions crossed my mind- the kind of questions that moms pregnant with their second babies are familiar with: Will I get the chance to spend time with the new baby? Will … Continue reading How I dealt with my daughter’s sibling jealousy
Guest post by Beth Martel Making your kids eat vegetables can often be a great struggle for all parents. Vegetables are a complete source of nutrients that are inevitable for the human body. Therefore, it becomes necessary to incorporate a … Continue reading 5 ways to get your kids to eat vegetables
This morning I woke up at 6:38. I know this for a fact, because I set my alarm for 6:30 and I hit snooze. When I woke up, there was one minute left before the next alarm was set to … Continue reading Why I was late this morning (and every other morning)
Growing up, I thought all parents came from a different century and I promised myself that I would never become like them. So now that I’ve became a mom, I decided to stick to my old believes – because it’s … Continue reading 10 ideas to be the ridiculously cool mom your kids always wanted
It’s not like I expected homemaking to be a piece of cake, but I had no idea I’d take so much work. Some days I feel tired, frustrated and overwhelmed because it simply never ends! Like laundry. It simply never … Continue reading Gain control of your homemaking with this fabulous gift
I hate waiting rooms. I always have. But today things are different. Today, for the first time in my entire life, I have come to appreciate waiting rooms. You see, I gave birth a couple of weeks ago, and ever … Continue reading From the sleep deprived mommy of a newborn baby
Mother’s Day is just a few weeks ahead of us, which means it’s the perfect time to get the most important woman in your life something that she will enjoy, and which will make her feel loved and valued. I’m … Continue reading What to get a mom on Mother’s Day (or any other day)
Our generation can feel proud to live in a modern, developed world where people have learned to take control over every aspect of their lives. But like, literally, every single aspect. The control that we’ve taken does a good job … Continue reading What literally happens to your body when you’re in labor