…. is a license (education) not required to have and raise a child for a mother and father, even though a license is required to drive or to get married? ….care all kinds of adult education classes, such as sewing or make up courses easier to find and more popular than child care classes? ….do public schools and colleges not offered courses … [Read more...]

Product Review: Nursing Covers


I am a big advocate of breastfeeding your baby whenever (s)he wants and wherever you are. To me, being able to breastfeed outside of home was so much easier than finding water at room temperature and mixing it with formula, heating the cold-stored breast milk or looking for a secluded place to breastfeed. Nursing blankets (or nursing covers) … [Read more...]

Creating your birth plan

Pregnant woman with pink flower

As an expecting mother, you should be aware (and accepting) that nothing might go as planned during pregnancy, delivery, as well as after baby’s birth. However, this does not mean that you should not be prepared in advance. Birth plan is something you prepare by talking to your doctor and spouse/partner. It is a list of your choices for the … [Read more...]

Product Review: Crib Tent

We bought this canopy when our baby started standing up and figured out that he could actually bounce on the crib mattress. Benefits: It prevents the baby from climbing out or jumping out of the crib. It prevents the baby from reaching out to the drawer on which we had to place the CD-player and the speakers and fall down. It helps keep … [Read more...]

Three Bean Salad


I learned this recipe from the book called "Perricone Prescription". Ingredients: 1 can of black beans 1 can of chick peas 1 can of red kidney beans 1 onion (if the onion is large, then just use half of it) 1/2 Lemon juice Cumin Directions: Open the cans and rinse the beans out, put them inside a bowl. Chop the onions in … [Read more...]

How to de-seed a pomegranate


Winter time is fresh pomegranate and pomegranate juice time. The hardest part is to cut and de-seed them. There is an easier way to cut and de-seed pomegranates. 1. Before starting, make sure you are wearing an apron. Even though this method prevents the pomegranate from splattering juice stain, make sure you are not wearing anything white or … [Read more...]