Baby and nanny

Does My Baby Love His Nanny More Than Me?

Oct 10th, 2016 Baby, Motherhood Roksana Fasovska 5 min read

The emotional battle that takes place between a working mother and her nanny seems to be a common and often unavoidable aspect of modern-day motherhood. Although most may not be willing to openly admit it, many working mums simply can’t help the tinge of jealousy that arises from seeing their little one cling to and rely upon someone else so much. I often find myself…

pregnancy books

Prepared Parenthood: 5 Essential Pregnancy Books For Baby On The Way

Aug 31st, 2016 Baby, Motherhood Roksana Fasovska 6 min read

One of the first things that parents-to-be tend to do when they find out they’re expecting is hit the pregnancy books. And I was no exception…. If you’ve ever looked at the pregnancy education section in any bookstore, you know that there are an overwhelming amount of options out there. Honestly, the landscape of prenatal books for mums-to-be is as wide and varied as are…

Baby Development

8 Baby Development Classes for Your Toddler from Month One

Mar 20th, 2016 Baby, Motherhood Roksana Fasovska 5 min read

It is never too early to take your baby to classes. I took my son to various baby development classes from his first month onwards. He transitioned successfully through each stage of development and these classes provided the structure needed for both physical and mental development. These days, you can find a wealth of baby development classes designed for parents and babies to enjoy including:…

Maternity Leave

4 Maternity Leave Secrets to Keep Family and Career Intact

Mar 18th, 2016 Life, Motherhood, Work Roksana Fasovska 6 min read

Maternity leave is like that big pink elephant in the room, watching as you wrestle with power in a corporate world, patiently waiting for you to check out. No one speaks of its presence, yet how you take advantage of the “privilege” of maternity leave dictates your longevity in a profession you worked so hard to master. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, describes the trepidation…

Fitness apps for working mums

3 Amazing Fitness Apps that are perfect for Working Mums

Mar 15th, 2016 Beauty, Fitness, Life, Motherhood Roksana Fasovska 5 min read

In a constant productive chaos that is the life of a working mother, I find it hard to make room for regular workouts. Don’t get me wrong: I love my baby, I love my work, and I love my busy schedule. I wouldn’t have it any other way. But also, I really like being fit and healthy. So, how can us busy mothers integrate sports…

Baby Products you actually need to buy

8 Baby Products You Actually Need To Buy

Mar 13th, 2016 Baby, Motherhood Roksana Fasovska 8 min read

Prior to my son’s birth, I spent a lot of time researching what I would need to buy to keep my baby healthy, warm, clean, entertained, and most importantly happy. I was also keen (like all of us) to get him to sleep through the night, and to give both of us a much-needed rest. My son is the most important thing in my life,…

Pregnant at Work

5 Ways to Stay Healthy while Pregnant at Work

Mar 5th, 2016 Baby, Motherhood, Work Roksana Fasovska 4 min read

The truth is being pregnant is one of the healthiest times for a woman, but it is also a time when we are the most challenged–emotionally, physically, and biologically. As a multi-tasking career mum, I discovered that many of the on- the-job challenges I faced while being pregnant at work could be averted with the right precautions and a few modifications to my duties. Here,…