Happy New Year!

It’s been a while … And I am also late to wish everyone a Happy New Year! But as I am sure everyone is still experiencing, getting back into a rhythm after the winter holidays is always a long process. Especially with kids. And especially if you have to travel to see your family for…

The New Magic Word: Healthy

I’ve been finding very little time lately to blog, but mostly because I am doing a lot of reading, in many formats, and on many platforms.┬áMy readings of the last few months have mostly consisted of scientific articles on nutrition (some results you can see in my other blog). I have also recently started “Food…

Big Lessons from Little Creatures

Decisions, decisions. There’s always plenty of those to be made. Some are easy, some not so much, but most of the times we think we have it right, that we are doing what is best. Or at least hope we are. But there are times when we are shown that we are most likely not….

Hold Fast, Verjo, You Have Been Sentenced to Death by Fahrenheit 451

My last couple of weeks have been focused around one not so pleasurable event: my driving theory test. I know, I know, who on Earth who’s my age still does not have their driver’s licence? Well, me, for one. The test itself is stressful enough, but studying from a rotten piece of trash makes everything…

Schools Should Say No to Sugar (take 2)

Schools Should Say No to Sugar is one of my most popular posts, and I am pleased to see that, as it shows that people are interested in the subject. So I had another read, and while I stand by everything I said in it, I now realise that it should probably go in a…

The Eternal Power Struggle: Kids vs Parents in the Supermarket

I promised a story about how I have been dealing with Kid 1 and his requests for sugary stuff. To begin with, any sort of request from his side started very late, compared to other kids, because I was simply not offering him anything sweet apart from fruit, I didn’t have anything in the house…