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….

Why Do the French Eat Chocolate for Breakfast?

We are back from our first sun holiday of the year, which is why I have taken a break from writing. Now that we are settling down for more school, work, organising, worrying, caring for others, I can also sit down and process (i.e. write) some of the things I have witnessed in the last…

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…

A Day of Food Horrors

This is a quick one, as I really wanted to get it off my chest. Yesterday was not a happy day in terms of food horrors around me. I had to take Kid 1 to the doctor for a shot, so first I stopped at the store to get a snack for the road for…

Barbecued Food for Thought

Our last Holy Cake Day was a rather hectic one. With my husband’s birthday and people over, with furniture delivery (obviously!) and an extra small fridge not delivered (also, obviously), I was left with the two kids to get things ready for yet another first of the year: our first barbecue in the garden. Woohoo!…

Am I the Crazy One?

This is something I wrote in February 2016, when the idea started. I thought it would be the perfect post to start with. There are a million things in the world today that really scare me. But the number one thing that freaks me out now is the poor quality of living that we give…