Why is it so hard to hear “You are a good mom!”

Why is it so hard to hear "You are a good mom?"

We all discuss the impact that negative comments have on our happiness level or well-being. We know all too well that those hurtful remarks directed towards performance, appearance or conduct, slowly crack our spirit. But we are struggling equally hard to allow positive feedback. Last week, I was sitting in a cafe next to my…

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Bedtime Routine for a Busy Mom of Three Small Kids

Evening routine for a busy mom of three small kids

Last week I shared with you the bedtime routine our family has in place for our three small children (5 and 3-year-olds). I’ve received a lot of questions about that, and I will address them all in a future article. Today, however, I want to talk to you about my evening routine. Just as my…

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Bedtime Routine for Three Kids Under Five

Bedtime Routine for Three Kids Under Five

I’m known as the “morning mom.” When people ask me questions related to routines, habits, and recipes for success, they always ask about what happens in the morning. But a successful morning starts the night before and the evening routine is an equally important ingredient to consider. Today I will talk about the evening routine…

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The Sharing Debate

The Sharing Debate

Let me tell you the tale of the park! The scene is pretty much the same in all parks around the world: the kids are given something to do and encouraged to play together while the moms gather in small groups on the margins and fences of the playing perimeter and talk invariably about the…

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The First Step in Becoming an Intentional Mom

Intentional Mom

If you look back at yesterday, what is it that you remember? For every single one of, busy mamas of tiny humans, there is a daily dance of repetitive selfless actions: wipe bottoms, roll socks up, cut crusts off, refill water bottles, tidy the toys, dry tears, make dinner, strap seat belts, search for the…

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How to Become a Self-Compassionate Mom

How to become a self-compassionate mom

There will be many things you will mess up. You will say many things you didn’t really want to say. You will do many things that you didn’t really want to do. There will be many people you will disappoint, knowingly or unknowingly. Including yourself. A self-compassionate stance helps us navigate the times when we…

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How to Stop a Tantrum

How to Stop a Tantrum

My babies are two years and ten months now. And in the past couple of weeks, I have noticed an increase in their unreasonableness. Not that toddlers should be reasonable. Not at all. But lately, what I understood from their behavior is this: Their soul is growing much faster than their brains. Here is how…

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Decision Fatigue – Mom Edition

Decision Fatigue - Mom Edition

I recently came across the phrase “decision fatigue” – an entirely new concept for me. Intrigued by this term that sounded like a mixture of exotic psychology and a slight gut recognition, I went researching the meaning and implications of decision fatigue. I was astonished to not only identify one of the most reasonable explanation…

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The Longest Stillness

The longest stillness Magical Mom

Last night my daughter resisted with all her strength going to sleep. Just because it was a school night and I forgot about the RULE and actually reminded her of the TRUTH (this normally never happens, cause she does only the complete opposite of whatever I say). So I said that we must go to…

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Write Your Own Birth Story

Write your own birth story

Very few of us get to experience the birth of our baby exactly how we imagined we would have it. High expectations, anticipation, and preconceptions are present in each one of us, modern women connected to the internet and reading blogs about other people’s birth stories. And while I deeply believe that any shared experience…

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You will Not Have the Children You Wanted to Have

You will not have the kids you wanted

You will not get pregnant at the exact time you wanted to. Your child will not be born under the star sign you wish he had. Some of us will get pregnant after a one-night stand, some through IVF; some will make love and then keep their feet up the wall while others will transform…

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8 Steps to a More Intentional, Less Stressed Life

8 steps to a more intentional, less stressed life

There are many reasons why people get stressed – work, traffic, emotional needs of our children or partner, too many demands and too little time or too few people to do what needs to be done. I believe though that the source of all stress comes when our expectations are not being aligned with our…

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When You’re in the Dark

When you're in the dark

Dear friend, You and I don’t get to talk. But actually, I know you very well. You are me, and I am you. Listen, I know it’s hard. I know you’re close to your limit. I know this because I’ve been there. It was at my fingertips, and I stayed in front of that line…

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How I Juggle the Demands of Three Small Children

HOW I JUGGLE TEH DEMANDS OF THREE SMALL CHILDREN

Often when I am out with my kids, I get comments from complete strangers that go along these lines: “I don’t know how you do it all!” “Wow, that’s a handful!” “Do you ever sleep?” “Do you ever stop?” “I would go crazy if I were you!” My oldest daughter was two years and five…

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Lessons in Parenting – What I’ve Learned in 5 Years

Lessons in parenting - what I've learned in 5 years

Exactly five years ago, at 9:21 am, I got the first glimpse at the soul who made me a mother. The doctor put her on my belly, and I was looking at her in awe. They announced excitedly “It’s a girl!!!” I barely registered that information. I was staring at the perfectly formed tiny human…

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The Two Options When Considering Waking Up Before the Kids

I’ve long been an advocate to early wake-up. The moment the kids started sleeping through the night, and my schedule became more predictable, waking up early, before my entire family, was the absolute BEST thing I’ve done. It was the greatest catalyst for change – personal growth, business productivity, and overall happiness. I stumbled upon…

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How Waking Up Before My Kids Saved My Motherhood

How waking up before my kids saved my motherhood

This is how my mornings looked like, some time ago: I would wake-up when my (then only) child was calling me out from her her crib. This was usually between 5:30 – 6:30 AM. I stumbled to the kitchen, fixed a bottle, gave it to her then proceeded with changing diapers and choosing her clothes.…

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Why is it so Hard to Wake Up Earlier

why is it so hard to wake up early

After reading Sapiens last year, I changed my mind about some things and understood many more, but one massive take-away for me was the deeper understanding of how story-telling has been ingrained into our development as humans and is the base of how we make sense of what surrounds us. Not only the stories we…

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How to Make My Kids Sleep Longer

How to Make my Kids Sleep Longer

When I first found out I was pregnant, one of my main concerns was sleep. You see, I LOVE to sleep. I NEED to sleep. I couldn’t even muster a half-functioning day if I had less than 9 hours of sleep. How was I supposed to make life happening if I had broken sleep? How…

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Which One is the Better Mom

Which one is the better mom

Is it the one that co-sleeps or the one who sleep-trains her children? The mother who sits down on the floor playing with or alongside her children or the one who encourages the kids to play by themselves? Is it the parent who enrolls her kid in an after school activity every single day or…

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