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“Happily ever after … becoming parents” – what happens to your marriage after the baby arrives

Guest post by Polya Rosin, Sweden’s #1 Relationship Strategist To have a child is a miracle, right? I doubt there is a mom out there who could name a bigger source of joy and love than her kids. Most couples dream of the day when they become parents, take birthing classes, read parenting books. And

Starting Preschool (Part 1) – Tips on how to prepare for preschool or daycare

Starting preschool or daycare (if you are in Sweden it’s förskola) is a big leap for both you and your child. It will come with big emotions for both of you but helping them to prepare for the transition with ease the changes ahead. It’s never too early to help your child make an adjustment!

Your 12 minute workout

Your baby is asleep, now what?  You could do dishes or laundry but… you could also do something for yourself. Exercise is one of the most beneficial, natural, and easy elements that you can use to increase your health and wellness, especially after having your baby.  That’s why I’ve created this 12 minute workout for

You’re Pregnant! Here are the must-knows when it comes to the next 9 months!

From the time you find out you are pregnant until the day the baby arrives is a time filled with changes and preparations.  Here is a (short) list of must-know highlights of what to expect! The first trimester  (Months 1-3) Month 1  (weeks 1-4) Your body will begin to change from day 1 starting with

Mama Monday Interview! How it all began….

I met Bodil, the creator of Magpodden and professional photographer, at UnderBara Barn, Sweden’s largest child fair.  Her booth was beautiful and filled with pictures of sleeping babies.  She stopped by my booth and we started talking about several different topics from sleeping baby pictures to our commonalities, such as her husband being American!  We

Sleeping is a skill!

From the moment our babies are born they begin working on skills for life.  These include grabbing objects, rolling over, making sounds, walking, eating, and even sleeping.  Just as a baby must learn how to crawl and then walk, they also must learn how to sleep because sleeping is a skill too! Think about it

I’m an “attachment parent” and a sleep consultant

Attachment Parenting and Sleep Consulting go hand-in-hand   I’m an “attachment parent” and a sleep consultant.  I nursed my daughter until she was over 2 years old and I’m responsive to her needs but, she also sleeps through the night in her own room.  So, what is attachment parenting exactly?  Let’s talk about what this