Today I was reading about the fact that the month before person’s Birthday is the most difficult as subconsciously we tend to analyze the year that has passed and even get depressed before the Big day. Having a Birthday at the end of this month, I could apparently legitimately drown in sorrow, but I decided… Continue reading 10 lessons I’ve learned. Contemplation before B-day.
Why am I writing about setting the boundaries so much? To be honest, one cannot overestimate the role of the limits in the life of the child and a future adult as the results will be carried throughout the whole lifespan. In my first blog post on the topic – The Power of Limits, I was discussing… Continue reading 8 ways to set the boundaries with your child
It is with great pleasure I am introducing Iryna’s blog Lavender and Macarons. She has an amazing series of articles discussing the French style of upbringing a child. We thought it would be great to look into different traditions of raising children and compare the Old and the New World in terms of parenting. Read… Continue reading Comparing parenting traditions in Europe vs. America
As I was saying in one of my recent posts about motivation , I am watching my weight and what I eat every single day since I was 14. I tried different diets and fancy systems. Even though I have a favourite 5-weeks nutrition plan for cleansing that I implement every spring (because it makes me… Continue reading 6 proven tips for weight loss from my own experience.
I have to confess that there is one more reason to my frustrating week with the lack of sleep. It’s also because of this guy: “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins. So in between everything I managed to read this book in 3 days. I just couldn’t stop myself from reading… It’s a… Continue reading Books & Thoughts
I love the system and I love routine. Over the last few weeks, I found myself trying to make my presence online way more than I would like to. I mean, the modern world is all about it and I get it, but it was frustrating two weeks. Seeing Twitter, Freelancer and UpWork updating every two seconds… Continue reading A little bit about my life.
This Sunday we went for breakfast with my Man to one of our favourite places. While waiting for food and enjoying our meal, we were having an amazing conversation about everything in the world… Big part of it was a discussion about our past, since the day we met; how everything developed into what we… Continue reading Love brings Love. One more tip for your relationship.
It was one of the most heartbreaking moments in my life – in the Aiport. Holding a one way ticket to a totally different life, I was saying my goodbyes to the people that I knew I might not see ever again. Everything in that turned out to be even worse than I thought at… Continue reading Moving away from home. Lessons learned and tips to cope.
I always thought I am one… I grew up in a city that is an official home for 1.1 million people and is a home for all kinds of stereotypes. I think it’s the nature of that city by now. Lots of attention to “how it must be” -appearance, weight, lifestyle, attributes, when to have… Continue reading Big City Girl. Not.
I was raised in a family that values experience and travelling greatly. And I strongly believe that experience is something that develops you, makes you grow and makes your life interesting and full. For me personally it is one of those few things that I want to spend money on. I travelled a lot when… Continue reading Country Breakfast