This is a topic I often get asked about and to be completely honest, it isn’t always an easy one to address. I know how hard and discouraging it is for us parents to deal with a fussy child. I know how bad we feel when we spend time cooking a nice meal and your little one refuses to eat and the food ends up all over the floor, rather than in their mouth. So, in this post I want to share with you some tips that have worked for me and I hope they can help you too. Read More
We have entered a New Year and perhaps you have set yourself some goals or resolutions that you want to achieve or stick to in this New Year ahead. Read More
A few years ago, I decided I will do my best to care less about material things and focus more on things that are meaningful, like spending a nice time doing something interesting. Since I became a mother this feeling became even stronger. I want my son to learn to value more the time he spends with friends or in nature, rather than watching videos, for instance. Also, my family and I live in a very small flat which means we have to be creative and selective of the things we have. Read More
Maria Montessori was an Italian physician and professor of anthropology at University. In the early 1900s she presented a revolutionary approach to education. Dr Montessori’s research work was based on observation of children, which combined with her background in medicine led to her method and approach to education. Her approach is child-centred, which means a view of the child as one who is naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, prepared environment. Read More
This is oat milk. Diego drinks this as a milk substitute.
Milk allergy in infants is a topic close to me. As I have explained here, when my son Diego was 3 and a half months old he developed very severe eczema, so I was pleased when a couple of weeks ago my husband came home and showed me this article. Read More
My husband found out about Mudchute Park and Farm. It is a farm in the city, as contradictory as it sounds. We decided to go since it’s relatively near to where we live and also because we like to take Diego, our son, to visit nature as much as possible.
First of all, I want to clarify that by ‘full time mum’ I mean ‘stay at home mum’, because I know that when we become mums, we all are mums 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for the rest of our lives. Read More
I know it might sound a bit creepy at first to find reasons to buy second hand clothing for your baby, especially when it’s your first baby, but actually there are several good reasons for it. Read More