5 things to consider when choosing a toy for your child

When looking for that perfect toy for our kids, it is easy to get overwhelmed when one considers how much choice there is out there. One important factor to take into consideration is that children learn a lot through play, so the toys and activities we expose them to, can have an important role in their mental and…

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mom sleep

4 situations that change drastically after you have kids

Being sick – Feeling sick? Have a high fever and feel you physically can’t move? Puking your guts out and don’t feel like looking at food? Pre-kids Call your boss to inform him/her that you will not be in. Boss seems a bit pissed off but gets over it. You sleep all day and wake up the…

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slowing down

Indulge in being slow. It’s the new luxury – via Highway to Happy

Most of us, find ourselves multi-tasking like there’s a house on fire. We swiftly move from one task to another without even knowing what’s going on around us. We focus on our endless list of tasks, we go as fast as Olympic sprinter Bolt and, more often than not, we unfortunately miss out on some…

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terrible twos

Forget the ‘Terrible Two’s’ and bring on the ‘Adorable Two’s’

By Roselyn Borg I must admit I was not looking forward to my son, Edward, turning 2. I have heard so much about the infamous ‘terrible two’s’. I pictured myself in a supermarket, dragging him along from the cheese counter to the cash point, plus so many other ‘tantrum’ scenarios. I was so caught up with…

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A plea to mums: Please Vaccinate Your Kids

By Audrey Komrij Jones I’ve spent the past few days arguing with strangers. I keep telling myself, year in, year out, ‘stop arguing with strangers on Facebook’. It is always actually my number one New Year’s resolution. Suffice to say, I normally break it on New Year’s Day at 9am, or earlier if anything controversial…

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6 things we love about ‘My Favourite Things’

‘My Favourite Things’ is a concept store which has at its heart a passion for brands that offer individuality and practicality to mums. The store was founded by Emma Diacono, who, when pregnant with her first-born discovered her zest for spotting brands that were developed and created with parents in mind. We visit the store…

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The Strength of Weakness – A heart to heart with Line Young Peteri

I meet with Line Young Peteri in her stunning apartment for our interview. She is so welcoming and friendly, it feels like we have known each other for ages. She fleets from one topic to another with remarkable ease, keeping me at the edge of my seat trying to grasp each and every detail of her fascinating life. She…

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An interview with Melissa Bugeja, breastfeeding counsellor and mother of three.

Melissa Bugeja is a certified breastfeeding counsellor as well as a positive discipline educator and mother of 3 children. She offers parents pre- and postnatal workshops/courses, home visits and online support.  She is also heavily involved in educating the general public about breastfeeding through non-profit activities like the ‘Wonder Milk Walk‘ and ‘LatchOn’. “In Malta over 90% leave…

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