Parenting

  • how I teach my kids tolerance

    How I teach my kids tolerance

      While me and my family, we live in a big city, in our every day actions we still live mostly in our small circle of family and friends. And they are all a lot like us, white Caucasians celebrating Christmas and Halloween, wearing similar clothing and with pretty similar cultural and educational background. But […] Read more…

  • parenting tips versus parenting intuition

    Parenting tips versus parenting intuition

    We live in a society that dreams about constant improvement and growth, in a society where efficiency has become the measure of success. Parenting has become a wildly discussed subject and parenting advises are often in line with this approach of the efficiency, statistics growth and passing developmental stages faster and better! When my girls where babies, […] Read more…

Homemaking

  • easy calligraphy style diy coffee mug

    DIY calligraphy coffee mug

    “All you need is love and a cup of coffee” Are you a coffee lover like I am? Would you like to have a new coffee mug every month? I know I do! And with each season kicking in, I automatically feel the need for an adequate and new coffee mug. I’d love to have […] Read more…

  • How to organize kid’s shared bedroom

    I believe that when young children share one bedroom, they become closer together. Though sometimes the space is so small that it seems challenging to transform it in to a bedroom for two! But after almost two years of my two daughters sharing one tiny room, I have learned some tricks to make it work! […] Read more…

Mindfulness

  • let go of the parenting guilt: free worksheets to help you understand, let go and forgive yourself!

    Let go of the parenting guilt

    “Guilt is to the spirit, what pain is to the body” – Elder David A. Bednar Parenting guilt is not a helpful feeling, it makes us feel physically heavy and it clouds our thinking. And in reality it doesn’t really shape us to be the better version of ourselves! So why do so many of […] Read more…

  • If recently you haven't been feeling well, and you feel like there's jut too much problems around, you miht be stressed, simply worried or anxious. Here are some simple ways to tell which one is it, and how to cope. #selfhelp

    Are you worried, stressed or anxious?

    We all know that being a parent is a very stressful job. We worry about these little humans from the very minute thy are born, sometimes even before they are born. There’s so may occasions to stress about: the feeding, the sleep or the lack of it, their development and safety. And so no wonder […] Read more…

Sweet tooth

  • easy and yummy matcha brownies

    Easy matcha brownies

    I’m a huge fan of brownies, and I think there’s nothing better for warming up on the cold winter day, then indulging a little in a chocolaty and comforting brownie slice, accompanied by your favorite hot mug of tea. And recently I discovered matcha green tea, with its distinctive taste and amazing health benefits. So […] Read more…

  • Overnight maple chia oats, simple and healthy breakfast, kids approved!

    Overnight maple chia oats

    You know what I love about Mondays? The overnight maple oatmeal chia pudding waiting for me in the fridge! It’s my secret for those busy mornings when everyone slept a bit too long and nobody is in the good mood. And since it’s both a heathy and easy breakfast, as a super yummy one, I […] Read more…

Dinner & lunch ideas

  • Chicken zaatar pizza

    Chicken zaatar pizza

    Recently I have been obsessed with zaatar! I’ve been adding it almost everywhere, and ended up discovering the most delicious Chicken zaatar pizza ever! And believe me, it’s not an exaggeration! And if you still don’t know zaatar, then all you need to know is that it’s a middle eastern herb blend made of dried […] Read more…

  • This hearty shakshuka is a perfect vegetarian meal for these cold winter days!

    Hearty healthy shakshuka

    New Year calls for fresh starts. And while I don’t believe in drastic change, I think that a slight amelioration is just what we might all need. So for me, it’s getting back on track with my three healthy, feeling and all vegetarian dinners per week. Though between you and me, I hope to add […] Read more…

Lifestyle

  • family bonding board game

    Printable, family-bonding board game

    Let me start from the beginning, and explain why this board game is actually a bonding family game and why it’s so special for me and my family. So two weeks ago, I’ve learned that an average Canadian family spends a total of 14% of their time at home together! Now if you think about […] Read more…

  • spring adventure

    Can you afford a spring adventure?

    I believe the beginning of spring is the time for adventure, exploring new places, and leaving the coziness of home. It’s the time for discovering the outdoors once again, enjoying the fresh air, and reconnecting with nature! Except that in Canada, spring comes late and often teases everyone for a couple of weeks with sunshine, […] Read more…