Motherhood: Let’s Talk About Parenting…Or Not

There is one thing about motherhood and parenting that amazes me over and over again. Before becoming a mother, I never would have thought that people are exposed to this one thing once they become parents. Opinions. People’s opinions. People just seem to have very strong point of views and often they don’t mind at…

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Amsterdam Hangout: HappyHappyJoyJoy

You do like Asian street food ? Then we do have something in common. I don’t know what it is but my heart beats faster when I see dishes such as Pho noodle soup and Dim Sum on a restaurant’s menu. Combined with a colourful set-up and really nice staff, we discovered all this at HappyHappyJoyJoy. Located in…

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Knits for Kids: Knitwear by Kalinka & Misha and Puff

  When we celebrated Christmas while it was 15 degrees outside I almost thought that we would not have anything like winter this time. Of course, the cold hit us after the holidays. Hello winter, here you are. Now that I have to dress my son with I don’t know how many layers, I wished I…

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Amsterdam With Kids: Bibliotheek Centraal

Oh, what shall one do with kids when the whether is bad in Amsterdam ? Visit the public library ! Located right next to the main train station, the central public library (Bibliotheek Centraal) is a nice spot that allows you to spend a fun moment while it’s raining or cold (or both) outside. With having…

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My Second Pregnancy: The First Trimester

  The night before I did a pregnancy test I was out partying in a small bar in Amsterdam. I remember that I asked at some point something like “…so and then Ken left ?”. With all the noise from the music and people shouting around us, my friends replied “WHAT YOU ARE PREGNANT?”. With…

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Happy New Year !

Bye bye 2015, hello 2016 ! The past year has been an amazing ride where I was able to learn a couple of things to make my life even better. The key take aways ? Focus on the positive things in life and cut those that pollute your environment with negative energy. For instance, I…

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Mama’s Top 5 on Instagram in 2015

  Instagram is the home of the goddesses of family storytelling. Having beautiful children, a beautiful home and certainly a beautiful camera (other than the iphone 6), these mamas are able to set their life in such a wonderful light that thousands of people follow them every day; making them the perfect canvas for products that…

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From Paris With Love: Smallable Boutique

 I have to admit that we Amsterdamers we are pretty spoiled when it comes to nice and original children boutiques. However, I am not smug. My eyes do still light up when I see that other cities have nice offers, too. Paris for instance, the city where I travel quite frequently to for my job,…

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Do you Speak Moccs? Baby Moccasins by Amy & Ivor, Lex & Liv, Tough Cookie Store and Little Lambo

It’s official: I have a thing for baby shoes. Speaking of which, a lot has happened on the moccs front since I published my last moccs overview. More and more brands are arising but in the deep of this jungle, there are some family businesses that have particularly caught my eye. What they have in common? Great…

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Happy 2 !

Last weekend I said goodbye to my baby boy. Sure, this process already started a year go when he turned 1. Back then, he walked…babies do not walk. However, that was nothing compared to now. Now he drives a Bobby car, climbs on the sofa and walks down the stairs without me having a heart attack…

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