Let’s Talk Motherhood and Sacrifice

What is the biggest sacrifice a woman can make for her family and children? Is it to put on hold her career in order to become a stay-at-home mom and devote all her time and energy to the upbringing of her children? Or is it to miss the unpriceable, non refundable, unique first years of… Continue reading Let’s Talk Motherhood and Sacrifice

A Baby Is a Challenge Not a Relationship Cure-All

Every time someone sees a new mom with her baby, their first reflection is “enjoy this stage, it goes by so fast…” Mommy smiles politely and if she’s anything like me answers “it does, doesn’t it?”, gives a gentle kiss to her little one while muttering to herself “what the hell are they talking about!?… Continue reading A Baby Is a Challenge Not a Relationship Cure-All

Woman I Did Not Know, I Owe You an Apology

Once upon a time, four years ago, in another lifetime that seems oceans and shores away today, my husband and I were newlyweds. One evening, we decided to go out for a romantic dinner in a well known restaurant in Paris. And while we were waiting for our food (which turned out to be disgusting… Continue reading Woman I Did Not Know, I Owe You an Apology

Thankful and Tired Are Not Like Sugar and Salt

So it’s Sunday again… Not only it is the end of another day, but also the end of another week. I am tired, if not exhausted, and at the edge of breaking down into pieces again… I say again because it seems I’ve been feeling like this for as long as I can remember… I… Continue reading Thankful and Tired Are Not Like Sugar and Salt

If I Could Do It All Over Again: Beginners Mistakes of a First Time Mom

A first time mom receives so many advices from her family and surrounding, it becomes hard for her to filter the good ones from the bad ones, especially that most of these advices are conflicting and controversial. On top of all that, hearing your baby cry when he is only few days old is so… Continue reading If I Could Do It All Over Again: Beginners Mistakes of a First Time Mom

The Most Common Parent Trap

I think that one of the wildest traps we fall into as parents, is this obsession with not wanting to harm our babies psychologically. I mean we literally tie our own hands with wanting to do everything absolutely right while we know that this is not even humanly possible…  We all have our own “issues”… Continue reading The Most Common Parent Trap