It has been a while since I have been able to put pen to paper and write down my thoughts as a parent. Not because they haven’t been many, but because it has been overwhelming at times. This week-end I lived a very intense moment I don’t want to forget and that’s why I […]
Author: The Urban Mom
Quarantine Homeschool – Day II – Spiders
Dear Mrs. M. and friends, When I woke in the morning, I was set to learn about possums but then I saw a spider and that changed everything. I used to be afraid of them but learning about how hard they work and how useful they are to us, I grew fond of them. I […]
Quarantine Homeschool – Day I – Crocodile Fun
I am not going to get into the whole COVID-19 issue that we keep reading and hearing about 27/7. All I am going to say is that our children are more impacted by it than we can imagine and while the lock-down is necessary, they suffer for not being able to go to […]
Happy World Breastfeeding Week
Exceeding Expectations-Lesson From a Hectic Toddler
There is no secret that children, especially boys, can be very energetic and active, rough, impulsive or even aggressive. What makes me assume this, besides my +10 years teaching experience? Well, I’ve made one of those kids! He knocks down his sand castles as soon as he finishes building them. Same with blocks. Scribbles over […]
Kids and Halloween
Superhero Play in Preschool – Yay Or Nay?
Happy Father’s Day, My Love!
So, the other night (by night I mean 8pm, when I usually go to bed because…young kids, bad sleepers and need for some rest) I could not fall asleep! And don’t get me wrong, that was not because I wasn’t exhausted enough. Too many wiring thoughts running through my head! My husband was still working […]
Yes, I Nurse My Toddler! #NormaliseBreastfeeding
How I prepared my toddler for a sibling – 10 steps
Before the arrival of the baby Life with a toddler is challenging as it is, but when it comes to dealing with welcoming a new baby in the family, things can get even more complicated! Aside from the fact that you have to deal with two little human beings craving for your love/milk and attention, […]