Almost 2 weeks ago, I gave birth to a healthy baby girl - my first baby. And since then I've been doing my 30 days confinement with the baby and with my mother helping me out. My days basically consist of expressing milk, breast feeding directly, changing diapers, a fuck-ton of laundry, properly arranging my … Continue reading What it means to be a new mother
I've started to really notice the effect that food has on my mood. Initially the plan was to start eating better to improve my skin, but I've noticed that eating junk or just too many white carbs or meat has been affecting the way I feel when I wake up the day after. My body … Continue reading Morning pages
Saturday morning. Husband: "What should we do today?" Me: "Let's go to Venice". That's the beauty of living in Italy, isn't it? There are so many different cultures and places to see and foods to try, all within really close proximity. As I was going through my morning routine, my husband found a hotel online, … Continue reading Weekend trip to Venice
Stroller shopping in Italy. Decisions, decisions... the world of Bugaboo, Stokke, Peg-perigo & Inglisina...
After a horrible first trimester where all I managed was the occasional walk around the park, I noticed that my butt was as flat as a pancake. Totally not the look I'm going for even while pregnant and all. So by the time I hit my second trimester and the morning sickness had worn off, … Continue reading Prenatal yoga at home
In the midst of my pregnancy, we're building a house so that we can move closer to the city centre. One thing that I'm so, so happy about is that there is going to be so much light in the new house. Windows everywhere. Best of all, I'm going to have an office! Not the … Continue reading We’re building a house!
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Stream of consciousness in the morning, life in italy, pregnancy and feeling grateful
Grocery shopping is a real time-suck. I’ve always enjoyed it, but I’ve never had an eye on budget, or had I in mind what I was going to make with the things I would buy. For example, these eggplants look in season, I’ll take them – without a second thought as to how I was … Continue reading Meal Planning for a week
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