I’m a mom of a toddler, I’m an immigrant in a first world country, and I’d like to tell you a little story about my life as a mom here. A mom’s life is not glamorous. My husband works a ton, so I take care of the house, the child and our adult lives 98% … More My Life as an Immigrant Mom
Last Saturday I had an amazing brunch with a very good friend of mine. We two find to discuss so many interesting topics together, particularly because we both come from completely opposite cultures. This time, she asked me a lot about what it means to be a mom and how it actually is to bring … More You Are So Much Stronger Than You Think!
Pet peeve of the week: Not being able to sleep, rest or do things around the house/for the family/for myself. So, I’m shoving in my mouth a huge chunk of red velvet muffin with cream cheese frosting. The muffins – I made them myself. I have been so disconnected from life for the past couple … More My Pet Peeve of the Week
Now, listen up my dear readers, I have one question for you: How many times in life you wished you had something that would make your life easier that moment/day or existence, in general? I, for one, am currently living on the dream of acquiring something or, why not, inventing that special thing, that would … More My List of Practical Things To Have in Life
Today I decided to give myself a huge break! And this is how it happened… Yesterday, I had a commitment in the morning that I couldn’t skip, then, I had to run to my meeting at 10:30 am. This meeting lasted 2 hours and I walked home (which is a 20 min walk, thank God … More Give Yourself a Break – You Deserve It!
Lately, I’ve been going through a very rough period, where I dealt with my baby’s tantrums, her developmental milestones, brain changes, new skills acquirements, new discoveries and new desires. All this time I held myself composed, calm, smiling and encouraging. I tried so hard not to give in to the negative build-up in my heart, … More Am I the only one struggling with motherhood?
If you got bored of your usual snacks, or you want to make a twist on your usual yogurt, I can suggest my personal choice for a healthy in-between-meals snack, which is nutritious, very delicious, and easy to make. It’s called “yogurt with granola and berries”, and it’s exactly what it is, as you just … More Healthy snack idea
Two days ago my husband and I have donated some baby clothes to a friend of ours who is expecting her baby by the end of this week, or the beginning of next week. My husband was the one to deliver the goods, as I stayed home with our ill baby. My friend called me … More Happiness is always free!
I`m a mom of a 9-month-old baby girl. Many of my friends don`t know about it, which is funny in a way. But this is not relevant in my story, anyway. I have a couple of questions to all the moms out there: Have you ever, or do you still, sometimes, feel stigmatized by other … More Are Moms Being Stigmatized?