A mom’s trick to learn French
Baby Parenting

A mom’s trick to learn French

I listen to kids’ songs while driving. A lot. There, I said it. It’s not always good music, and yes I could totally use a break from childishness, and yes kids will be happy listening to adults’ music, too. But here’s the truth: nothing gets my French on, like the comptines enfantines. It totally works. It’s …

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A simple way to make kids nap
Parenting

A simple way to make kids nap

If you chuckle upon hearing the word “nap time”, this one’s for you. The solution I’m going to share with you initially causes my friends to smile with empathy, or giggle with uncertainty (“she must be joking, right?”). I was called crazy, and desperate. And you know what? I don’t care, because it works. My …

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Baby crying in the car
Baby Parenting

Baby crying in the car

After around 6 weeks of life on this complex planet, my baby made things even more complicated by screaming her soul out whenever she sniffed the car seat. I sweat even thinking about that time. This is why I used to leave my suburban area only when I had to, and I mean – life …

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The bath-time drama
Geneva tips Parenting

The bath-time drama

There used to be the time when I dreaded the bath-time drama, or rather the hair washing bit. Nothing would help. The methods from baby swimming classes, that I had used since she was 3 month, would suddenly freak out my little Master of Stubbornness. No toy, no amount of foam, bubbles, or coloured water …

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