Needed

Yesterday, the boys were having a nap and I also could have used some sleep. I looked at Emma and, for a second, thought about setting her in front of a cartoon (please, don’t judge). Then I asked her : “Do you wanna go for a walk ? “. That SMILE !

From one to two

One child. The first one. The shock. He turns you upside down. He takes your sleep, your time, your freedom. Of course he gives you smiles and cuddles in return (I mean, this is the very least). But he changes your life, your balance, your couple, your body, he changes you forever. So once the…

Alone with the kids

So he’s gone for almost 3 weeks. It was my idea of birthday present, this mountain bike trip in the Grand Canyon, so really I am not allowed to complain. And I don’t intend to. I mean, the coming days alone with an 8 months baby and a 3,5 years old toddler will be fun. Won’t…

Let it go

I am an independent woman. A 21st century working mother, juggling between her job, her kids,โ€ฆ and her householdkeeper. I never wanted to rely on my parents (/-in-law) for any of those aspects. Because I consider them my responsibility,ย  because I want to preserve my beloved privacy, because I am proud. Anyway, this week I…

Sleepless nights – 10 survival tips

One of the main things I learned from motherhood (next to the great immeasurable deal of patience a female human being is capable of) is the importance of sleep. I used to need a few hours a night to charge my batteries : never been an issue before. Now like all of us parents, I…

First months of motherhood – 10 survival tips

My little sister is going to have her first baby in the coming days. Next to the joy and happiness it brings me, I can’t help but remembering with fright the terrible first months of motherhood. I felt so angry towards all those ‘already mothers’ who didn’t warn me about what I was expecting. So…