Beauties of motherhood. Today, I’m staying home because I contracted stomach flu from my daughter. Apparently, there are more cases in the daycare, so my daughter got it first, and now me. For her, it happened over the weekend, so my husband and I had time to clean, scrub and wash everything. Me, though – … More Hello Stomach Flu. You Are Not Welcome Here.
I want to dedicate this blog post to all the mommas in the World! There’s not another more difficult role than the one of a mother. I feel this being one of the hardest posts to put into words, and that I need to weigh every word in order to not say too much or … More Mom Hardships as They Are
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?