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
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?
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
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
Guest Post by: Laura Kent-Davidson, ND, IBCLC For many parents, managing a fever with their little one can feel frightening. As a mom of two I understand the helplessness parents can sometimes feel while their kids are suffering and uncomfortable! … Continue reading Fever in Kids
We’ve all done it. We’ve all made resolutions at one point in our lives, strongly believing that things would get magically better by having a goal about something. But the problem is that between setting goals and achieving them lays … Continue reading The difference between New Year’s and pre-parents resolutions
A parent-child relationship can go through several tensions in life. These tensions occur naturally as a child grows up and experiences a new world, and the parents do their best, as and when necessary, to provide adequate guidance in a … Continue reading The curse of the narcissistic parent
This is a guest post by Pumpic Mobile Monitoring Human beings are pretty consistent as a species, and no matter how often you hear an adult mutter “kids today, eh?” you can be sure that somebody said it about that … Continue reading 10 Internet commandments for kids going online