Benefits of Gardening With Kids

A couple of years ago, I was watching a documentary about young children who didn’t know what vegetables and fruits were and where they came from.  It was then, I decided that my kids are going to know all of their fruits and vegetables, and the path of how they get from a garden to… Continue reading Benefits of Gardening With Kids

Teach Your Children to Play

My girls love to play together. They play mommies, school, gymnastics, grocery stores and other pretend play with each other and their dolls.  They come up with different games all the time, and I am so proud, that they have such a great imagination. It wasn’t always like that.  For a while I could see… Continue reading Teach Your Children to Play

Easy and Fun Frozen Party for 5 Year Old

My daughter just turned 5, in our house Birthday Parties are BIG.  When I was a little girl, my birthday was the most important holiday of the year for me. I loved that for one day, everything was all about me. My mom usually had a big party for me and my friends with different… Continue reading Easy and Fun Frozen Party for 5 Year Old

Emotional First Days of Preschool

My youngest daughter Tatiana, age 3, started her preschool yesterday.  It is such an emotional process for both of us.  It was so hard for me to leave her there yesterday and to see the sadness in her eyes, the silent question:  “Mommy, why are you doing this to me, don’t you still love me?” The… Continue reading Emotional First Days of Preschool

Don’t Rely Just on Your Kids Swimming

I saved my children from drowning today, I am still shaking. Thank you God for holding my little angels hands for putting me right where I needed to be at the moment. I have two daughters and both feel very comfortable in the pool.  My oldest one, Anastasia, is almost five and she swims competitively;… Continue reading Don’t Rely Just on Your Kids Swimming

How many gifts do you bring to a birthday party when two of your children are invited?

Ok, It has been a question of mine for a while now.  I have two girls that are only 18 months apart.  Both of them have the same friends.  So, when they are both invited for a birthday party, I am always faced with a dilemma:  Do I buy one gift for both of them,… Continue reading How many gifts do you bring to a birthday party when two of your children are invited?

Easy cooking project for a preschooler

Nutella Frozen Yogourt Sandwich Ove of the first cooking projects I have done with my kids was Nutella Frozen Yogurt Sandwich.  It is easy to make, fun and yummy.  You will need: Vanilla Yogurt Nutella (for a healthier choice: banana or strawberry) Gram Crackers First, have your preschooler spread Nutella on Gram Crackers Then, put… Continue reading Easy cooking project for a preschooler

How to have a full body work out while playing with your kids outside

As a full time mom, I know how difficult it is to fit in those work outs.  I found a way to have a full body work out while playing with my kids outside.  All what I need is a jogging stroller, a playground and my kids. I start with my warm up, jogging to a playground… Continue reading How to have a full body work out while playing with your kids outside