Independent toddlers believe they are competent and capable of taking care of themselves. And, through practice and experience, they develop the skills to do just that. There are many healthy qualities that flourish in an independent child : They are … Continue reading How to raise independent toddlers
Growing up, I never looked at marriage and children as the ultimate goal in my life. The truth is, I never really wanted any of it. I enjoyed being young and single, and my life was fabulous the way it … Continue reading My 6 phases to finally appreciate starting a family
In a world where moms are busy juggling between many (many) tasks, there is nothing better than having fewer battles to fight. You have time to enjoy your kids, your family and your work. You can even pamper yourself and … Continue reading Why I’m so over the mom guilt
How can you make the transition to preschool smoother and less stressful for your child? It’s a major milestone that both parents and kids must acknowledge ahead of time. Preschool is a major milestone in the life of a young … Continue reading How to get your toddler ready for preschool?
When my first baby was born, I was overwhelmed with the number of items I had to get to prepare for her arrival. That’s why I called a friend to the rescue, and we went together to get most of … Continue reading Philips Avent Bottles and uGrow Application
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
This is life with a strong-minded child. When I say “you can’t have the ships now”, she hears “Mommy won’t get them for me, so I’ll have to find another way to reach my goal”. That’s why she went to … Continue reading Life with a strong-minded child
As adults, we’re pretty awesome at a lot of things. We tackle big challenges in our careers, our finances, and our health. We build impressive things. We write legal documents. We manage teams and conferences and estates and classrooms. But … Continue reading Parenting Super Bundle: Life With Kids Made Easy
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?
We all know that moms must juggle a million tasks at once. We have to make sure the little ones are alive and well while taking care of the house chores, and for some of us, keep up with a … Continue reading Easy cleaning ideas for the busy moms
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
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)