Parenting

  • raising self-driven girls

    10 tips to raise self-driven girls

    Recently I’ve met this self-driven, beautiful and successful women, a real girl boss, and while talking to her, she said lowering her voice that she is a feminist. And then she looked around to see if anyone listened. I just smiled and said that she doesn’t need to worry about words around me, because I […] Read more…

  • 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…

Mindfulness

  • embrace the mess

    Embrace the mess

    Motherhood is full of the mess. It’s learning that things don’t go as planned. It’s realizing that the only control in life we have is over our own reactions, and nothing else. It’s realizing that we can’t control our kids or force them to do anything they really don’t want to do. It’s learning to […] Read more…

  • get rid of parenting guilt

    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…

Lifestyle

  • orange juice treats for summer entertaining

    Orange juice for the win

    As a busy working from home mom, I know very well the struggle of keeping a healthy lifestyle! Some days it’s just so difficult, between the laundry and cleaning and the kids who are always hungry or thirsty, we just tend to give in to these unhealthy habits, am I right? And with the summer weather […] Read more…

  • spring looks for less

    Spring looks for less

    Spring is finally here! And for us living in Canada it finally means we can switch those winter boots for a cute pair of peep toes and big furry coats for light bomber jackets! Though to be honest, fashion was something I disliked since having babies: I didn’t fit in the “perfect body” standards, suddenly […] Read more…

Homemaking

  • free prints for coffee lovers

    Free prints for coffee lovers

    I’m a coffee lover aka an obsessed and addicted mombie ( commonly known as a tired mom-zombie), and I’m not ashamed to admit it! Actually I love my coffee so much, that I have made these two prints for my home, that you can download and print at home for yourself too! Because let’s be […] Read more…

  • 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…

Sweet

  • 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…

Salty

  • 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…