There's a great hype nowadays among parents about online shopping. I get it, it's easy and time- and stress-saving. But nothing comes for free, so where's the catch? I would like to start my reflection by stressing one simple truth which we tend to overlook. Big businesses don't care about you. The illusion of service-centred… Continue reading The risks of online shopping
It's funny for once to be on the other side of an interview. Well, I should say a friendly and lovely chat, as this is what I truly had with Segilola Salami few days ago. Segilola is a parenting blogger, a children books' author, and a podcast host. Her show gives stage to several voices,… Continue reading The role of books in our multicultural family, my appearance at The Segilola Salami Show
Guys, what a ride this has been. I've started the blog six months ago and the positive response has been overwhelming so far. My blog has just reached a small milestone, that is 1K followers on Twitter and 1K followers on Instagram. I cannot express how grateful I am for the small community that has… Continue reading 1K + 1K giveaway: my way of thanking all my readers
Every Christmas is a special time for our family, but this year it will be even more. One year ago we were impatiently waiting for our son E to join our family from India. We had been matched but we were forced to wait bureaucracy to run its course. During Christmas half of our hearts… Continue reading The magical Seurasaari’s Christmas walking trail
Some time ago, I've started looking into my options to create a logo for my blog. Being a mathematician and a big data professional, I couldn't help myself when I heard that LogoJoy was automatically designing logos through machine learning. I was given the chance to try their product and I'm enthusiastic about it. It's an… Continue reading LogoJoy, a fast and reliable way to generate your brand’s logo
My friends ask me how I do it to do it all. I wish I had a strategy to share, but truth is I play by the ear, I have great support around me, and if I get sick for two days my house of cards falls.
If you've been following this blog or any of my social media channels, you surely noticed I blur my children's pictures. It's an aesthetic abomination and definitely not the best community engagement strategy. As digital parenting is a popular thematic nowadays, I'd like to share with you all the reasons behind this choice. In my… Continue reading Why I blur my children’s pictures (even if it’s ugly)
Our life is constantly on the run. We're full-time working parents, juggling three cultures in our family. We could probably write a full handbook of parent hacks, but today I want to share one of our favourite with you all. ResQ Club is an app which allows you to buy unsold meals from local restaurants… Continue reading How ResQ Club is giving us back our family quality time
"When you are the parent of a preterm baby you don't live day by day. You live hour by hour". I am speechless while Michela Mian tells me about her experience as mother of two preterm babies, now aged 4 and 7. Beside her personal experience, Michela is acting as president of the volunteer organisation CucciolO,… Continue reading How does it feel to be the parent of a preterm baby
Vaccines. One of the hottest topics among parents of my generation. After doing our research, my husband and I decided to have our kids vaccinated according to the national health recommendations. However, we still cannot fully wrap our heads around the influenza vaccine. The vaccine is not included in the recommendation list, but it's strongly… Continue reading Influenza vaccine for your child: yes or no?