Category: Motherhood

Activities to entertain a toddler with a broken leg

Activities to entertain a toddler with a broken leg

Never a dull moment! So December and Christmas time has been a bit tough for our little family. On December 8 our little girl had a bad fall and broke her leg! She was helping mommy wash the floors… she loves to help out, bless […]

Playing to learn

Playing to learn

Fun together – the Lego way One of my favorite toys growing up, was Lego. I would sit for hours in my own little world, building houses and different kind of structures and playing with the little figurines. It would invent my own fantasy world […]

Photo calendar DIY

Photo calendar DIY

Last year when I was on maternity leave (OMG I still miss it!!), I had time to make all sorts of DIY christmas goodies for Diannas grandparents and aunties. And one of the most popular items was this DIY Photo Calendar I made. It had […]

Autumn fun with your child – creating chestnut animals!

Autumn fun with your child – creating chestnut animals!

I love spending time with Dianna outdoors – she is a true Nordic child! If it was up to her, we would spend every single hour outside enjoying mother nature’s grand work! She doesn’t seem to take note of the cold wind or even if […]

Lemon & Ginger Health Tonic!

Lemon & Ginger Health Tonic!

Alright my dears – I am about to share my wonderous, natural “keep-away-all-colds” Remedy! My mother shared this with me shortly before I moved out somewhat 20 years ago (YIKES!), and I have made it every autumn since! It’s a bit of an acquired taste, but […]

What to do with all that leftover banana…

What to do with all that leftover banana…

Dianna LOVES bananas – but most of all she really loves HALF a banana… Now I really hate waste! And also I love easy solutions… so what does a smart mama do? Well I created…. *drumroll* TADA…. And guess what?! She absolutely loves it! And […]

Going on a Kidventure

Going on a Kidventure

Movement is in a child’s nature How much of your time do you spend outdoors? Dianna is obsessed with the outdoors at the moment, and let’s be honest, at 6.30 in the morning, the absolutely LAST thing on my mind, is to be playing outside! […]

5 life-lessons I learned from my Grandmother Dora

5 life-lessons I learned from my Grandmother Dora

Whenever I picture my Grandmother Dora in my mind – she is always laughing. She had the most wonderful laugh, so warm, full-bodied and inviting! And her eyes always laughed along too. That doesn’t mean she didn’t have hardships or experience grief – she certainly […]

Hungarian Gullasch – the ultimate autumn recipe

Hungarian Gullasch – the ultimate autumn recipe

Autumn is here – there is no denying it anymore! Summer has decided not to show up this year. For as long as I can remember, my birthdays have always been sunny. My birthday is in august and I have always had good weather on […]

Diannas favorite puree and probably yours too!

Diannas favorite puree and probably yours too!

The second I saw the 2 lines on the pregnancy test (and the 4 others I did afterwards, just to make sure…), I knew I wanted to try and feed my baby as organic and naturally as I could. So I headed straight to Pinterest, […]