to do with kids

A Sunday at the Water and Steam Museum #review#3

This is a lovely offbeat museum located in Brentford, West London, close to the Richmond river banks of the Thames. It's a "hidden gem", so don't expect queues or crowds.  It is privately run and thus, not free of charge. It is home to a collection of water pumping steam engines that small or large… Continue reading A Sunday at the Water and Steam Museum #review#3

food · Food for kids

Detox Raspberry Banana Smoothie

This smoothie gives you a great boost for the day. It's enriched with the popular chia seeds, a “whole grain” food usually grown organically and naturally free of gluten. I am going on with my gluten free and diary free diet, I have to admit that I am feeling very well. Despite the fact that you have… Continue reading Detox Raspberry Banana Smoothie

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Gluten free and vegan banana chocolate muffin 

These healthy, vegan muffins are made without eggs and butter. I have to admit this was an experiment. I have been on a diary free and gluten free diet for two weeks as my little one suffers colic during the night. As I am breastfeeding, I am trying to see whatever he is intolerant. Yesterday it… Continue reading Gluten free and vegan banana chocolate muffin 

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A grateful heart on my 37th birthday

I find myself going from a young happy hour addicted, care-free wine lover, ball of fun always around, into sitting on a sofa on Saturday, with a blanket covering over my legs whilst watching a animal documentary trying to keep my eyes opened. So welcome mama, they didn't tell you that becoming parents will be… Continue reading A grateful heart on my 37th birthday

Parenting

How to encourage the toddlers imagination

As other mums, I am felling always under the microscope. And not because of other people's judgment but for my self-criticism. A long winter and in the last weeks a sickness bug, we have been forced to stay at home for many consecutive days. Handle with a toddler in those moments can be hard, when… Continue reading How to encourage the toddlers imagination

life · mummy

Motivational Monday #3 | Self-care is an important part of parenting

Self-care is not selfish. It is the best way we can do for taking care of our kids. When we become parents, our priorities naturally shift and references points change. We are all drown in the strongest and hardest emotions, that we have never felt before. Parenthood is that thing that change you defintely.  I… Continue reading Motivational Monday #3 | Self-care is an important part of parenting

Parenting

Welcome February! A Monthly update 

I love February and not because it's my month's birthday. I love Carnival costumes but in the UK there is any celebration. So sad... However, I can fell the upcoming spring, days start to be longer with light gaining time on dark. Having said that, I am still enjoying winter coziness while waiting for sunny days… Continue reading Welcome February! A Monthly update 

london · to do with kids

What’s on in London for families in February and March 

Thinking on coming to London in the last part of winter? The weather isn't the best, but you should consider advantages like visiting on a budget as winter sales, reduced fares in many hotels and lots of museums and popular attractions to visit without crowd. And cold is an ideal excuse to enjoy a good… Continue reading What’s on in London for families in February and March 

life

Motivational Monday #2

Walk tall as the trees, live strong as the mountains, be gentle as the spring winds, keep the warmth of the summer sun in your heart and the great spirit will always be with you. -Native American proverb- If you think about a tree, where is your thought bringing you? Last Saturday I was walking… Continue reading Motivational Monday #2

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Vegan cookies

As this is the second post in a row with veggie or dairy-free recipes, it seems I have been suddenly became addicted with it. Actually I don't have allergies and neither my babies, however I like to go through new ways of cooking. There is another reason in fact, my partner is on a diet… Continue reading Vegan cookies