• Family

    How to Break Out Social Comparison Cycle

    Oftentimes, we see people having better situations than us. They may have better finances, better vacation, better salary, promotions, or better family situation. You may get jealous, and no one is excempted to this feeling. We are all humans. You may rays eyebrows and might think, “Why do they deserve this all and not myself?” Our feelings can be resentment, jealousy, bitterness. It’s an initial human reaction. However, you can correct this mentality. The truth is we also need to see how we progress, how you, for example, improve struggles in the past like time management, financial management may be…

  • Family

    10 Best Books to Read in 2023

    I am trying to be more present these days, started on removing social media app on my phone and did automatic post on my Instagram to promote my blog. Checking email at the same time of the day, going to Facebook to see update once  per week. It is a habit to go back to 1999- which I believe is worth it. It is not easy to be productive and tired at the same time. Being a working Mom, it is part of the routine to find a self-care moment when I can do what I want and part of…

  • Jour après jour

    C-section and Recovery: The Second Time Around

    Many people asked if I opt-out have a cesarean, the answer is no. If I can give birth normally I will do it, however the doctor prefer not to take any risks this time. Well, the birth I had with Laia was an induced labor for 17 hours and my opening led me to 5 cm only. My body morphology is not made for normal delivery, the baby, Laia had a very low heart beat and my blood pressure went down. At 15h21, the baby is out after a quick 15 minutes of transferring from the delivery room to the…

  • Jour après jour

    Third Trimester Pregnancy Challenges

    I know, I know you would say I look good and all. Don’t forget the power of a good camera and Lightroom. Just weeks ago, before March end. I was enjoying time at work, being really in a good mood after a good news has been passed to me by my boss. Then, I had contractions, not the Braxton but very consistent. I timed them how often and the moment I saw it is not normal. I called my midwife, thereafter they asked me to rushed to the clinic to see the Gynaecologist. My husband, flew his can home while…

  • Faith - Family - Jour après jour - Personal Development

    THOUGHTS WINTER BRINGS TO MIND

    More over about being pregnant with ranging hormones, so many thoughts came in my mind after series of events has happened recently. In fact, emotions can be roller coaster, the only hope I got is my faith and also of course the moral support of people around me. I love the way how I manage to do things amazingly despite of many obstacles. Not having the sun around and supplementing with Vitamin D helps, but motherhood will really play along with so many thoughts and activities we can start on, making habits that are effective for our daily lives. As…