When we are born, we are given the most amazing gifts of all: time, love, life and… death. None of these are transferrable or exchangeable. You can’t bargain on these gifts, you can’t trade them for something else. Also, you can’t touch them or get a grasp of them… Life is this stretch of events … More Time, love, life and… death
I grew up in a former Soviet country, that just got out of the Soviet Union and was struggling to restore its autonomy. People were busy with all kinds of problems, and fashion was not one of them. As long as I can remember, I grew up wearing my older sister’s clothes. Whatever my mom … More Fashion moment that changed my life
Have you ever wondered what it takes for a person to succeed, to get through hardships in life, to keep going and keep being motivated, no matter the circumstances? In my opinion, people are fascinating creatures, they push themselves to the limits and they make it through their days. I remember my years in high … More Fighting the fight
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?
Have you ever had that feeling when you feel elated for no special reason? When you wake up in the morning and just look outside the window and feel happy. When it doesn’t matter if it’s sunny or cloudy. When the events in your life have nothing to do with your state. You just feel … More Why not spread a little love!
For the past 10 years or so, the internet was over-the-top full of quotes and contents like “women are all”, “women should be respected and praised for everything they do”, “inequality between men and women”, “women are the keepers of the family and the house”, etc. etc. etc. Women, women, women. Everywhere. About men I … More Why don’t we talk more about our men?
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?