health · life · self-care

Battling with chronic pain

Another period of unannounced silence on this blog. I've been facing some rough time lately and it's hard to come to terms with the thoughts and feelings that permeate my days. I've been experiencing chronic pain in my heels for several months. Some discomfort started one year ago and I, sticking to my regular script,… Continue reading Battling with chronic pain

adoption · finland · health · life · mindfulness · self-care

What’s going on: Helsinki Velotour & exciting news

It's been over a year of blogging and during such I've sticked to my publishing schedule of two posts a week. Until these past weeks. What happened?! A lot happened. Most were good things, don't worry. I was just crazy busy and emotionally drained. I felt guilt about not updating my blog and I have… Continue reading What’s going on: Helsinki Velotour & exciting news

blog series · daddy's got this · parenting

Daddy’s got this #4 | Being brave: five years as a stay-at-home dad

Last fall I went back to working full-time while my husband resolved to about a year off work to be home with our second child. Here in Finland, fathers are encouraged to be at home with their kids and any parent can take up to three years of leave from work to care for their… Continue reading Daddy’s got this #4 | Being brave: five years as a stay-at-home dad

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1K + 1K giveaway: my way of thanking all my readers

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

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LogoJoy, a fast and reliable way to generate your brand’s logo

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

digital parenting · life

Why I blur my children’s pictures (even if it’s ugly)

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)