Good Habits for a Less Stressful Life

Photo by Mari Helin on Unsplash One of my closest friends came for a visit yesterday. We hadn't seen each other in months due to the pandemic. It was very refreshing to connect. We went on a long walk and my friend suggested that we just ask each other questions to keep working on knowing…

How Simplicity Helps Me Stay a Happy Wife and Mom

My husband and I were getting ready for bed one evening and he said, “Once I take my shower, I will pack my bag.” We were traveling the next day to visit his family. As he stepped into the bathroom, my mind started fuming. “So I got gifts, made the baby’s bag, replenished the diaper…

(Free) Things That Have Helped Me Through Quarantine

It is going to be about three months that I have been at home doing limited contact and outings. I am normally a homebody and surprisingly an introvert, but not to this extent. Since we are parents, we try to be careful with who we are with, to avoid getting our baby sick. Not having…

10 Things No Longer on my Shopping List

My friend and I were talking about a video that popped on my queue, and started listing the items that we no longer purchase. The cause of our decisions involve our growing knowledge on personal health, the damage to the environment, and ways to save. Some of these can come as a result of time…

Lessons From My First Year of Parenting

Growing up, my mom would always tell me that one day, when I had my own child, I would understand. Recently our cutie pie turned one, and my mom just told me, that one day, when I have grandchildren, I would understand. Will I? The student is never greater than the master, but we will…

Don’t Fall into the (Comparison) Trap!

I recently opened an Instagram account as a different way to connect with people interested in the blog and/or its topics. After reading something I was sent, I was browsing through the feed and was simply amazed by the homes of a couple of users; they were magazine worthy. What kinda got me was that…