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
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?
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