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.
Last Tuesday I had a very busy day and I didn’t manage to check off all the tasks in my agenda. I did a lot of planning for my blog, have written 2 important documents that took me longer than I anticipated, cooked dinner, did a little cleaning, and at 3:30 pm I went to … More We Are All Strong Women
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!
I was walking down the street today, thinking about my countless appointments these upcoming weeks. I was passing by a construction zone right on the road of the park my baby and I used to stroll in when she was only a couple months old, and I saw these men working nicely and well-coordinated. Then … More We’re Strong, We’re Emancipated Women!
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?