• 5 Valentine’s Day Ideas for New Parents

    Valentine’s is the perfect time to tell your loved one how much you love them and show them how much they mean to you. If you or your partner has recently given birth that might prefer a thoughtful gesture rather than a gift. Here are some of the most thoughtful things you can offer to a new parent on Valentine’s Day that will boast your love and let him or her know how much you care about them. Let your partner sleep in Is your partner constantly getting up in the night to provide for your child and then getting up early in the morning to see to your child…

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    Keep your kids entertained this Christmas

    During the Christmas holidays is the time when your children are most energetic – they have a tendency to run around from the minute they wake to the minute they fall asleep. Believe it or not, it is actually during the school holidays that children cost parents the most amount of money – and not due to their desire for more toys. On average children cost their parents £2,000 a year in damages to the home by the time they reach the age of ten years old. This cost is calculated by the amount of wallpaper is torn off, walls written on and carpets ripped – having children can be…

  • What are you up to this Halloween?

    When i was a child i didn’t know what Halloween was and of course because of that i didn’t celebrate it either. I first heard about Halloween just after the Romanian revolution when lots of TV channels started to appear out of the blue and of course the movies came around as well. The first ever movie about Halloween was the movie “Halloween” of course with Jamie Lee Curtis. I am sure that probably everybody in the western world already watched it but if you didn’t have the chance then i am highly  recommend it. In England, Halloween is celebrated everywhere and kids look forward to it as it means…

  • Our Halloween

    This year is the first time my daughter is asking about things like Halloween and Christmas. I think she was aware last year  but now she is excited even. So since she started learning about Halloween at nursery she started requesting a pumpkin and a witch costume. Last Saturday we went to the super market and bought a pumpkin and an angel costume as unfortunately all the witch dresses were all sold out! Here is the picture with the carved pumpkin: Please note that i didn’t have any involvement in carving the pumpkin. Daddy and boogie done it all and i think they’ve done quite a good job! And here…

  • Paste Fericit!

    Paste Fericit/ Happy Easter to all orthodox out there! Hope you all have a fantastic day and you will spend it with family and friends. Easter is about love and forgiveness so be kind and warm today! Unfortunately my parents and my sister are far away so I’m spending Easter without them. Fortunately I am with my hubby and my beautiful daughter so even though we will not celebrate the Romanian way we will be together. We will also meet some really fantastic friends today – you know who you are – and we will go out for a nice lunch pub. I should’ve probably prepared some traditional romanian food…