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Ten months

Today I have two reasons to celebrate: Leonardo is ten months old and tonight has slept 8-7.30 without waking up. I never remember what it was like to sleep nine hours in a row! I'm another woman, almost regenerated? ūüėúLeonardo, he never slept for nine hours, the first months he woke up at least three… Continue reading Ten months

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Three Easter activities for toddlers

We are waiting for grandparents coming to visit us for Easter, so I have lurked and browsed on Pinterest to come up with some ideas to play with my toddler. I have chosen three effortless idea of play, simple to prepare and without expenses. These all can be tailored for any age and can be done using… Continue reading Three Easter activities for toddlers

Parenting · to do with kids

Welcome April with our first picnic

Yesterday we ufficially inaugurated spring with the first picnic of the year. Picnics are undoubtedly our family favorite activity since we moved in the UK last year. I love dining alfresco when the weather allows that. I love all the stunning beautiful parks in London, they are the perfect location for this kind of activity.… Continue reading Welcome April with our first picnic

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Happy Mother’s Day… The Ordinary moments

This is the best of several attempts to have a photo with this cheeky boy. (The other little one was sleeping in the buggy). This is me. A totally imperfect but passionate mama who makes her best. Every day. Today is my first Mother's Day¬†in the UK. The first one as mother of two. The… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day… The Ordinary moments

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Being a mum is to follow your heart first 

I can't believe my last post is almost twenty days ago. These have been very fully and messy weeks... I have been focused on my career and development plan and in my spare time I've been working on my English, on job searching and to be prepared for an interview.  But I missed to write… Continue reading Being a mum is to follow your heart first¬†

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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

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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

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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

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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¬†

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Weekends without plans

Saturday morning. Family just awake. I love these lazy and sweet mornings. Having breakfast, drinking tea while watching my boys. The weekend has just began, home is quiet and there is no rush, no plans yet, we are on a cloud, light and fresh. Weekend often go so fast, I like to plan things to… Continue reading Weekends without plans