Moving abroad is a stressful, tense and jam-packed experience that takes a lot of energy and time. Beyond the frustration of packing and preparing your material goods for the move, there are many issues to consider, some of which need to be prepared before that exciting flight to your new home. From visa paperwork […]
In the past, we’ve discussed how to do balcony gardening and grow medicinal plants and culinary herbs. Today, we’re diving into the exciting world of growing your own delicious vegetables! Starting an organic garden is not only a step towards being more environmentally friendly, but it has a huge perk: it can stock you with tasty vegetables […]
I have gathered a list of 20 entertaining science experiment ideas for kids. The experiments are really easy to make and usually, the items you need are few things you most likely already have on hand. There are experiments where your kids can see the results at the moment, but also some, where they have to wait for a few days or even weeks to see the end results.
I know that we sometimes feel guilty about taking some time off, as there are tons of things to do and so many people to take care of, but according to Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.,
… taking care of yourself is something that you should never feel guilty about. It not only models healthy behavior for the ones you love, it also keeps you happy, healthy, and strong so that you can continue doing what fulfills you; and if that’s taking care of others, then you’re in an even better position to do that.
You’ve packed your bags, you’ve purchased your airplane tickets, and you have your passport ready for an exciting family trip abroad. There’s one major thing left to do before you set out on a big trip, prepare your home. If you’re planning to travel soon, here are the things you need to take care of […]
We have had a pretty cool summer this year. The temperature has been lower than usually during the summer, but the weather predictions say that the heatwave is coming soon and we are preparing to fight the heat!
What better way to stay cool during the summer than a refreshing glass of ice cold lemonade?
The bathroom renovation continues! It’s been a slow process, but we want to create the most stunning, comfortable and luxurious bathroom we can for the most affordable budget possible. If you recall, we have been doing some heavy DIY remodeling of my dad’s apartment. It was left in the same state as it was purchased in […]
Hardly does a day go by without my daughter telling me: “Mom, I want to play with you!”. While I like to participate in her games and pretend plays as often as I can, there are days when I’m dog-tired, stressed or have so many household chores to do that I’m not interested in playing at all. And let’s be honest, on some days, playing seems like an extra chore.
So on the days when I don’t feel like playing, I still spend some quality time with my daughter and give her 100% of my attention, but playing the things I like.