Striving to give my kids a Head-start

I am a big believer in educating my children.  Some people think that  I am excessive when it comes to it, but I believe that if you want your child to succeed in life you have to start early.  If I want them to get into an Ivy League school, they have to succeed in… Continue reading Striving to give my kids a Head-start

Adjusting to Preschool

From reading my previous post about my three-year old daughter’s first emotional day of preschool, you know that it hasn’t been easy for us.  It has been a long four weeks, but today, I just dropped her off, she waved goodbuy and went to play with her friends. It was a long road for both… Continue reading Adjusting to Preschool

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

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

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

Pumpkin cooking project with kids, Fresh Pumpkin Muffins

Fresh Pumpkin Oat Muffins “Mommy, can we please cook something today!” Were the first words that came of out my three year old this morning.  “Of course, my dear!” I said ” We still have that pumpkin that we took all the seeds out another day.  Let’s make Pumpkin Muffins!” I have an old recipe that… Continue reading Pumpkin cooking project with kids, Fresh Pumpkin Muffins

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