I remember when I first became a mom - I loved every minute of it and could not relate to moms who said they needed a break. Yes, I was breastfeeding and barely getting any sleep because my baby would nurse a lot at night but I didn't feel that I needed a break. When I was tired I would take a nap with her and we would both recharge. It … [Read more...] about Taking a Break Doesn’t Make You a Bad Mom
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When you think about your childhood what's the first thing that comes into mind? For me it's all the fun I had. I remember playing with my friends in schools, in the neighborhood, in parks and in people's yards. Play was such a big part of my childhood and I bet it was a big part of your childhood too. Now think one moment about … [Read more...] about How To Encourage Unsupervised Free Play in a Supervised World
I am a stay-at home mom with a part time job I do from home. I consider myself primarily a stay-at-home since my entire day is devoted to my girls and my job is what I do on the side. I love staying at home with them because I get to see my daughters grow day-by-day and I'm always the first person that sees when they make a new gesture … [Read more...] about How to Reconnect With Your Child When Life Gets Too Busy
"Let's go to the playground", I tell my four year old and my 20 month old. They both yell: "yaaaaaay", with excitement. We start getting ready and my youngest insists on wearing her sister's shoes. They are so big it's just not safe to use them at the playground. I try to convince her to wear another pair of shoes and it ends with my … [Read more...] about The Unexpected Challenges of Raising a Second Child
I remember the exact moment when I realized I wasn't going to be a mainstream mom. We had come from the hospital with our new baby. She was just perfect and smelled like “home”. She had fallen asleep nursing in my arms and I got up to put her on her crib. Soon after she was screaming and crying. This kept happening until I realized this … [Read more...] about How Listening To Your Inner Voice Will Make You A Better Parent
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this question. I was born and raised in costa Rica and it wasn’t until I moved to the U.S. almost 6 years ago that I realized that people were characterized by the year they were born. My in-laws are baby boomers, my husband generation X and I am one of the pioneers of the millennial generation … [Read more...] about What do millennial moms really want?