Category: Our life

3 simple changes that make my mom life much happier

Raluca Loteanu July 31, 2017
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My life as a mom always has ups and downs. Sometimes I feel really happy about it and everything seems to work great! Other times, I feel tired and overwhelmed and it feels like... read more

Mid-year review: What helps me achieve my goals and what I still need to work on

Raluca Loteanu July 8, 2017
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At the beginning of the year, I wrote down the goals that I want to achieve this year. I wanted to have them at hand because this makes me more accountable and helps me be on tr... read more

Learn and play with 4 simple activities for young kids {OPM #3}

Raluca Loteanu June 19, 2017
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Have you ever felt that you don’t have any idea what new activity to try with your child? Or that you found a lot of ideas but you just don’t get to put them into pr... read more

Our story of raising a child without punishments (or time-outs)

Raluca Loteanu January 30, 2017
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I heard over and over again people telling me that a child cannot be raised without a strict discipline and punishments. That a child raised without punishments will not respect... read more

My travel wish list for 2017

Raluca Loteanu January 26, 2017
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I wrote about my travel year in review and I realized that 2016 brought us a lot of wonderful trips and I want to continue with even more travel in 2017. My main travel goal las... read more

Why we loved the amazing 17-mile drive

Raluca Loteanu January 13, 2017
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After our vacation in Las Vegas that left us with a small travel budget for the rest of the month, we decided to focus on destinations that are close to our home and to make som... read more

Through your eyes {a letter to my little boy}

Raluca Loteanu January 6, 2017
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My dear little boy, In the morning I open my eyes and you are the first thing I see: my little boy with kind eyes and an amazing smile. You look at me and it seems that seeing m... read more

2016 – My travel year in review: 15 trips in 12 months

Raluca Loteanu January 1, 2017
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At the beginning of 2016 one of my most important goals for the new year was to travel more. Now, at the end of the year, I am looking back and I am glad that we traveled a lot ... read more

2017 – My resolutions for the new year

Raluca Loteanu December 31, 2016
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At the beginning of every year I have a tradition of making a list of my resolutions for the new year, it helps me to have them written down and to be able to review them at any... read more

A practical guide to moving to the U.S. (part 1)

Raluca Loteanu December 22, 2016
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When we decided that we were moving to the US everything was so unclear that we didn’t even know how to start. At that time I thought that a practical guide would be reall... read more