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Category Archives: Child rearing

Psychology, education, health choices

Lice attack!!!

Written on October 17, 2012 at 13:31, by

Unfortunately it is this time of the year that lice attacks are common. After 3 long happy years of having my daughter in the preschool centre she eventually brought home some new friends from school… And we weren’t happy to see them!!! Read more

Re-post: 5 simple ways to be a Peaceful Mom

Written on September 12, 2012 at 11:28, by

  This is a delight to read! Sorry to have been absent for so long, I have so many unfinished posts I should get down to it’s hard to focus! Read more

Rudolf Steiner-Waldorf Mother-Toddler groups in Athens

Written on April 5, 2012 at 12:10, by

I’m a huge Rudolf Steiner/Waldorf system fan, I can’t hide it. I take my kids to the mother toddler-group in Kifissia (Karydia kinder-garden), far from our home but a very heart-warming place where we get to creatively hang out all three of us. Read more

Cover my Pottette!

Written on March 23, 2012 at 13:09, by

Most of us who have been “potty training” our babies from early on have found Pottette by Mothercare to be a life saver. Katerina is a very big Pottette fan. Read more

Words have power, sometimes harmful…

Written on March 8, 2012 at 13:57, by

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Aromatherapy use with kiddos

Written on February 18, 2012 at 23:38, by

My friend Christina is an aromatherapy expert and is graciously sharing aromatherapy tricks with us. I am honoured to present her first (of the many I hope) contributions to my blog. Read more

Growing pains

Written on January 23, 2012 at 13:30, by

It’s already January and ever since the dawn of the New Year my baby son, Philippe, has grown suddenly. He became a toddler and stopped being a baby. He started asking whatever he wants or wherever he wishes to be taken by pointing intentionally and persistently while saying “touto”  or “to” (meaning “this”). Read more

Re-post: Homeopathic Remedies for Teething

Written on January 4, 2012 at 22:07, by

After 13 months Philippe’s upper teeth suddenly decided to come out. Tough times for tough little gums troubling tough little guys like my boy… Sleep interruptions again… I found this article online by Homeopathy Vancouver BC and found it pretty interesting for teething-baby mamas (where the words dentition and salivation are on the daily menu). Read more

Informed Choice for hospital birth

Written on December 12, 2011 at 14:11, by

In our last BirthVoice meeting we talked a lot about a pregnant woman’s right to informed choices. Whenever there is a new member entering our circle, usually a pregnant girl in her third trimester, we try to go over general information concerning the options a mother has for her natural birth. Read more