Up in the Air – Advice for your baby’s first flight

November 3, 2016 TheSpanishMom 10

Flying with a kid is never easy, but if your kid is just a 5-month old baby and you add “flying alone” and a “9-hour flight” to the equation the results can be a complete disaster if you are not well prepared! As most of you already know, I am from Spain but I live in Canada so every time that I decide to visit my family I have to spend almost an entire day [Continue Reading…]

3 Tips to put your baby to sleep

October 20, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

Oh motherhood! So perfect, so happy… so exhausting! If you are like me, you may have lost count of the sleepless nights that you have spent taking care of your little one. In my case, I don’t mind waking up to feed the baby, change diaper or comfort him. The problem is getting the little munchkin back to sleep once the feeding/diaper/comfort routine is done! Wouldn’t it be lovely to have the ability to put [Continue Reading…]

The funny behavior of my 4-month old baby

The funny behavior of my 4-month old baby – MomGiggles #2

October 10, 2016 TheSpanishMom 24

Today I was quietly watching my 4-month old baby and he made me chuckle quite a few times. Watching our babies evolve and master their new skills not only make us feel proud about their incessant development but also make us enjoy and laugh with their behavior. I guess that being a first-time-mom makes me sigh at every single thing that he does but I can’t help but giggle with some of his funny actions [Continue Reading…]

5 Reasons to Go to the Calgary Public Library Programs

September 15, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

Yesterday I went to my first “Baby Rhyme Time” class offered by the Calgary Public Library and it was a great experience. I had previously heard about these free programs for babies (such as Mother Goose) but this is the first time that I actually go and check it myself and let me tell you that this is definitely worth it. For those of you that are not familiar with these programs, the Calgary Library [Continue Reading…]

September Project – Nursery – Part 2: The Popcorn fiasco

September 12, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

As I described in my previous September Project post (the plan), the first step in the Nursery project was to repaint the popcorn ceiling in white as well as painting all the walls in a cream color. By doing that we would no longer have a “half-painted” room with some walls painted in purple and others painted in cream. We would also cover some stains and patches from the previous owner. In order for me [Continue Reading…]

September Project – Nursery – Part 1: The Plan

September 1, 2016 TheSpanishMom 0

For those of you that still don’t know me, I’m a person that loves staying busy, extremely busy sometimes, so I have a never-ending list of pending/future projects that I work on over time on top of my 24×7 mommy job with my 3-month old baby and my full time job at the office (although I’m currently on maternity leave). Don’t get me wrong, I can also enjoy a good lazy weekend but it’s not [Continue Reading…]

Completely exhausted

Mums are baby fueled

August 22, 2016 TheSpanishMom 4

2.03 am in the morning and I wake up because I hear my little munchkin crying in his bassinet right beside my bed. I know he is hungry so without hesitation I jump out of bed and start the feeding and changing diaper routine. By the time that I am done it will be around 3 or 3.30 am and I know that you have to pump immediately if I want to improve my insufficient [Continue Reading…]