I’ve been really down lately… You can see why in my last post. It’s been a rough two weeks, but I wanted to remind myself what makes me happy. I really need some happiness and positivism in my life right now. So, here are a few things that make me happy: What makes YOU happy? Tell me below! ...

The gift giving season stresses me out every year. It doesn’t matter if it’s a birthday, some kind of anniversary or Christmas, finding  a right gift is always a big headache for me. A good way to create budget friendly gifts is repurposing items. You know the saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”? Recycling does not just save you...

We have completed the week #8 of picture book reading challenge and here are the books we read! The concept of the challenge is to read minimum 5-6 picture books a week to your kids, so that in the end of the year, you have enjoyed around 300 new books. As we started the challenge in the end of February, I should read minimum 220 books/stories to Sofia. 1. Hunt...

(This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links.) Did you know that Blurb might give you $2,500 to read about your favorite person? All you have to do is make a book about a loved one filled with all sorts of kind words, creativity and insight, and if selected, you could win the grand prize! For...

 Another great Apparoo™ App of the Week! Tic Toc Time From a kid’s perspective, time is a bizarre concept: there are 60 seconds and 60 minutes, but 12 hours… unless there are 24!  And phrases like ‘a quarter til’ and ‘half past’ that we take for granted just seem to make their brains melt. Tic Toc Time takes a holistic approach to teaching...

Today, we speak of a subject that sits heavy on my heart. I don’t usually write such personal posts on the site, but this is a subject that I wanted to deal with. Last week, I discovered that my now ex-boyfriend had been having a ‘fling’ online with another girl. The whole thing was shocking and painful, especially as I had completely trusted...

It’s finally spring time! The weather has been amazing in my corner of the world – warm, sunny, fresh air and slight bits of warm rain coming down every so often. I’m excited that the cold is long gone – it lasted too long. Plus, I can finally host people in our garden and even make some delicious BBQs. I’m happy just being able to relax in the backyard,...

We have completed the week #7 of picture book reading challenge and here are the books we read! The concept of the challenge is to read minimum 5-6 picture books a week to your kids, so that in the end of the year, you have enjoyed around 300 new books. As we started the challenge in the end of February, I should read minimum 220 books/stories to Sofia. 1. Penélope...

We have already posted about couple of holidays and how people celebrate them around the world. Now it’s Easter’s time! The first part of “Easter Traditions Around The World” brings to you interesting Easter traditions from Estonia, Scotland and Spain. Estonia For Estonians, Easter is not just a church holiday, but also a celebration of the...

 I am excited for another great Apparoo™ App of the Week! Blinkbuggy How do we always find time to post super-adorable kid pictures on Facebook, but somehow never get that long-planned baby book done? Well, guilt-trip no more. Blinkbuggy is an online baby book that puts all your photos, milestones and funny stories in one place – and it’s as easy as...

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