• My thoughts and sorrows

    My 2011 Highs and Lows

    I did write a different post about my last year 2011 but the other week the lovely lady that blogs as A hell of a woman tagged me to take part and share my highs and lows with the world.She was also tagged by a different blogger – Kate over at Kate On Thin Ice – that set the rules: 1. Answer the 12 questions set by Kate 2. Tag as few or as many people as you like to do the same 3. Leave a comment on Kate’s original post here so she can have a read of your answers 1. What was your happiest event? I had many…

  • Family Stories,  My thoughts and sorrows

    MY MUMS

    My TWO MUMS…my mum and my grandmother – “mamaia” in Romanian. Two wonderful women that always gave me their love and not only…I love my mum a lot and I still miss my grandmother… my grandmother Milica … she left this world 3 years ago… It’s still so unbelievable…I will always think of her I always think of what she will say and how proud she will be… I will always regret I didn’t get to say goodbye….my heart hurts… I will always regret that she didn’t get to meet my daughter Kara. She would’ve loved her! And my daughter would’ve loved my “mamaia”… My mum suffered so much when…

  • Family Stories,  Parenting

    Potty training or not?!?!?

    Hm..this is a mistery still for me. Is my daughter ready?Am i ready? I don’t think i am ready to let go to my baby daughter yet. My baby daughter for which i still need to change nappies for and some times chase through the house because she doesn’t want to take her dirty nappy off! We have a few potties around the house but she’s treating them like toys at the moment. She puts toys in one of them and carries them around…it is funny you know….But i am worried at the same time. She is almost 27 months now and until now she only sat on a potty…

  • Tips on how to calm
    Parenting

    Tips on how to calm your toddler

    Just read about this recently and thought i should share it with you. I am going through this at the moment and it is really difficult! Tantrums and how parents survive them?!?!? Distraction They say it works…The plan is to distract your toddler whenever they throw a tantrum by removing them from the situation and making them look at something else. Using humour is a positive distraction technique. Making your child laugh not only distracts them, but lightens the mood for both of you. An instant way to calm your child is to sit and read with them. Young children are easily absorbed and switch off from their surroundings and…

  • Reviews

    My Carry Potty Review

    This potty promises to be the toddler best friend and help them with the transition from a nappy to a real toilet. Unfortunately my daughter likes to play with it but when it comes to use it for other reasons she just don’t seem interested! She is almost two at the moment but i guess she is not ready to be potty trained ?? She uses as a bag at the moment and she even put some water in it and try to wash one of her teddies! I am a bit disappointed because i was really hoping that this potty will help me and her to get rid of…