• Family Stories,  My thoughts and sorrows

    My wishes for 2013

    I’m not the kind of person that believes in resolutions. I believe in change. And I know that change takes time. Sometimes more than a year. This is why I make wishes. Wishes that I’m hoping to back up with the strength to change things in my life. β€œTo improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” ― Winston S. Churchill   So here are my Wishes For 2013: 1. To become a more relaxed and positive person, mother,wife,being – I’ve been way to stressed and depressed the last couple of years; 2. To become healthier by eating healthier foods and being more active; 3. To get…

  • My thoughts and sorrows

    My wishes for 2012

    2012!!! Already? The last year seems a dream already and it’s only one day away! Some of my fellow mummy bloggers posted their resolutions for the upcoming year. For me the word resolution sounds a bit too harsh – maybe is the Romanian in me that doesn’t understand the exact meaning???? – it sounds like something I am going to have to do and i don’t want to put any pressure on myself. I think I am a lady a bit too depressed and anxious for that. So I’m going to tell you a little bit about my wishes for 2012. So here it is…..I WISH: …to be more patient…

  • Romanian Carols For New Year Celebrations
    Romanian Traditions

    Romanian Carols For New Year Celebrations

    A couple of weeks ago I shared with you a few Christmas Carols that are traditionally sang in Romania for Christmas. I wanted to share with you more but as we’ve been away for Christmas I didn’t have the opportunity. But as today is the New Year Eve I wanted to share with you one of the most popular carols that kids around Romania sing on the first day of the year. The name of this carol is SORCOVA. I don’t have a translation in English for it though but I will try and describe what it is… “Sorcova” is a special bouquet used for New Year’s wishes early New…

  • Family Stories,  My thoughts and sorrows

    Our Christmas on the road…

    I’m still in bed..today the 29th of December! Its almost 12 o’clock and I still didn’t brush my teeth. I’m sipping a Lemsip that my hubby brought to me. It had a funny taste however. I think it was strawberry or something…I am used with lemon one. I started with a nasty cold yesterday. Anyway I am feeling sorry for myself instead of enjoying my time in bed. My break I should say. We are up north,in Dales at my sister-in-law so this gives me the opportunity to relax. My daughter loves it here and so is my husband. I however miss my bed! I want to be home in…