TOY OF THE MONTH: Christmas List for Babies and Toddlers

Christmas is around the corner, so instead of writing about one of our favorite toys this month I decided to create a little inspirational list! Some of these toys Vito already have it, others he plays at his school and few are part of our future wish list. Sometimes is so hard to thing about gifts […]

TOY OF THE MONTH: CRAYOLA MODEL MAGIC

CRAYOLA MODEL MAGIC We were introduced to this ‘play dough’ by Vito’s best friend. The first time that Vito actually played with it he wasn’t too interested, but actually touched it – which never happened before with any kind of play dough, clay, or similar – so I decided to have a go and purchase […]

BEYOND PLAY: THE MEANING OF LIFE

On Tuesday evening I went to a talk on ‘the meaning of life’; I know right, not an easy subject. And I don’t intend to actually talk about it or inform anyone. But, after the talk, as I was walking Fritz, our dog, and having a moment to reflect I started thinking about the meaning […]

BEYOND PLAY: GOING FOR A STROLL WITH A TODDLER

Over a year ago I published a little post about going out on a stroll with baby Vito as he grew from a newborn to an one year old walking motion! I did mention all the great benefits of doing so, so have a look at the link. But now, with a very active non […]

TOY OF THE MONTH: SASSY NEWBORN TOYS

I was just looking at past toy’s posts and realized the latest ones are mostly suggestions for toddlers; obviously as Vito continues to grow we end up finding interesting toys for his age group. So, I decided to ‘start’ it over again and suggest toys for babies. I will start from newborn, and move a […]

THOUGHT – Terrible 2’s

Vito never heard so many ‘NO’s in his short life… ohhh the beautiful curiosity of a 2 years old, who does not like to her ‘NO’ and still learning to express his emotions!

BEYOND PLAY: Potty Training – the actual training

This will be my last post on this subject, at least this is the plan, I already talked about the reality of the first 7 days and the signs of readiness and now it’s all about how we actually did it. We thought Vito was showing all the signs he was ready for training, so […]

TOY OF THE MONTH: Once Upon A Potty – Book

ONCE UPON A POTTY by Alona Frankel As we’ve being talking a lot about potty training this past month I decided to share this ‘toy’. This book, in my opinion, is amazing. And most definitely a must have to assist with the training. We got it for Vito together with his potty, and it immediately […]

THOUGHT – BOYS!

I read this quote, actually a version of this, a while ago and since then I am constantly reminded of it: Having boys is just feeling like you are about to have a heart attack at each and every minute.

THOUGHT – ABOUT MOTHERHOOD

“Motherhood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you’d have. It’s about understanding he is exactly the person he’s supposed to be. And, if you are lucky, he might be the teacher who turns you into the person you’re supposed to be.” – The Water Giver