Why Having Friends Is Essential For Mother’s Well-Being

Last week I met up with a group of girlfriends for the first time before my daughter was born.  For the last four months, I stayed at home because I was either too big (near the end of the pregnancy) or still adjusting to being a new mum again.  As we sat there, laughing and […]

The Challenge All Mothers Know: Breastfeeding

About two months ago, we welcomed a healthy baby girl into this world (she is the main reason I’ve been quiet here for a while).  It had been a very much wanted, anticipated and planned pregnancy. Being a second-time mum, I prepared myself mentally and let go of any expectations surrounding the birth.  I just […]

How To Stop Yourself From “Losing It” With Your Child?

How many times a day do you lose it? ⁠ ⁠ With your kids, with your spouse, with strangers on the street, with a neighbour, or even with the TV.⁠ ⁠ This question isn’t about making you feel bad about losing it, because we all do, but rather to help you become aware of how […]

How To Manage Stress As a Parent

When you’ve told someone that you feel stressed either at work or home because you were a new mom, what have you been told?  Let me have a few guesses: “You just need a holiday.”  “Have a massage.”  The issue with these ‘go-to’ recommendations is that they imply that stress will only go away when […]

Stress Triggers: How To Identify Them

identifying stress triggers

I was in the neurologist’s waiting room fearing the worst.  After feeling dizzy for about a month I actually decided to see the doctor. And after a series of tests I was now waiting for the result.  Anticipation, I’ve come to learn, is generally always worse than the actual event. Thankfully it wasn’t something serious, […]

How To Handle Kids’ Meltdowns

Reasons to be thankful as a Mom | Meditation Fairy

Going back to school after the holiday break is hard for kids.   But you know what’s harder? Going back to school after lockdown.  Emotions are running high on every side, and the moment kids are back home from school, they are likely to let all their emotions out.  On you…  And maybe you’ve heard this […]

How I taught my 6 yo about Manifesting

How I taught my 6 yo about Manifesting. How I taught my 6 yo about Manifesting. Last summer we went hiking in an area in Switzerland called Grindelwald. It is one of the most beautiful places I’ve seen. Here is a pic of our hike: Half way through the hike it started raining, actually a […]

How to practice self-care, when everyone is home.

How to practice self-care, when everyone is home. How to practice self-care, when everyone is home. “I can’t do this anymore… even sneaking away to the bathroom isn’t working anymore” “I love my kids dearly, but I just need to be away from them” “I need more than 10 mins on my own… I need […]

Need A Calming Message For Your Kid Right Now? Watch These 3 Animated Movies

Need A Calming Message For Your Kid Right Now? Watch These 3 Animated Movies Need A Calming Message For Your Kid Right Now? Watch These 3 Animated Movies The lead song “Into the Unknown” is all about Elsa resisting change (and finally accepting it). She has her family, has embraced her powers and her people […]