Quarantined in Cairo

This is our third week into quarantine. After the decision made by the Egyptian government during the first week  of March, to close all schools and nurseries for at least two weeks, that were later extended into a month, I’ve pretty much stayed home with my son. We moved quite swiftly into distance teaching via…

The new phase of self care 

In Finland, they call the first years of parenthood “ruuhkavuodet” which roughly translates into “rush years”. Having one or more young children at the same time and trying to manage house and work and KG and all that can definitely amount to something called “rush”. It’s a fast moving traffic jam. That’s paradoxical, I know….

Post-uni Vibes

Often when we are busy with work or school or life generally, we sometimes try to imagine what it would feel like if we weren’t that busy. It’s hard to picture to be honest. Especially during my fourth year in college, it just felt like the impossible: freedom, relaxation and nothing specific to do by…

10 Must-haves for Baby’s First Year

I have lots of new mommy friends, to be-moms and aspiring to be-moms in my close circles. That is why I thought of dedicating my first post of 2019 to you. So, I made a compilation of the 10 items that made the first year with my baby so much easier. These are based on…