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…]

Letter to my previous self - Some advise for future mother

Letter to my previous self – Advise for a future mother

October 8, 2016 TheSpanishMom 2

Lately I’ve been thinking about how my life was before having a baby… It amazes me how clueless I was back then about what it takes to be a mother and how hard it is to take care of a baby. Obviously I’m not an expert now (I’ve only been a mother for three months)  but it is just a fact that you don’t know what you are dealing with until you are muddling through [Continue Reading…]