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 teach your kids money

When my girls were about three and a half and two, going to any store with them was a nightmare.  “I want this!”  “Mommy, buy me that!” How many times can you say “NO”. I was tied of being a bad guy. It was getting worse by the day.  I knew something had to be changed.… Continue reading How to teach your kids money

Pumpkin Cooking Project With Kids, Part 1

Salty Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Fall in officially in, so are all the pumpkins that we see every where.  Pumpkin is actually one of my favorite ingredients to cook with.  There are so many dishes you can make out of one pumpkin: pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin risotto, and my kids favorite pumpkin soup and pumpkin… Continue reading Pumpkin Cooking Project With Kids, Part 1

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

I love being a Mom

Another day, we were going to bed and Anastasia told me: “Mommy, I wish you were my sister.” “Why?”- I asked. “Because we would be the same size and we would do everything together FOREVER!”   I started to cry. To get my self throughout college I worked as a nanny for many years. It is then,… Continue reading I love being a Mom

A day of my life with two toddlers (2.5 and 1 year old)

Just when I think my life is too hard I revisit my past. Here is detailed description of how my life was when the girls were one and two and a half. If you still thinking about the illusion of how easy life is for stay at home moms READ THIS. A day of my… Continue reading A day of my life with two toddlers (2.5 and 1 year old)