How can you enjoy a relaxing family vacation?

Vacations are a time to relax, spend quality time with loved ones and discover new things. Easier said than done once you've become a parent. It's not easy to break your routine with a baby, or to relax with children who demand our constant attention, or to Read more

How can you enjoy a vacation with friends and children?

Every year or so, for years now, you've been going on vacation with your friends, and having children isn't going to make you give up these moments of celebration and rest. Except that your friends have also become parents, and yes, that can change things a bit. Read more

Don't be your family's adjustment variable!

A few months ago I saw a post on Instagram that talked about women as "adjustment variables" in their families. I've never adhered to the "sacrificial mother" discourse, but I found myself in this adjustment variable phenomenon. Without going so far as to sacrifice myself, I do Read more

7 tips to simplify your end-of-day marathon!

In mommy circles, we call it "the tunnel of death". If you have children between 0 and 5 years old, you know exactly what I'm talking about: the 2 hours before bedtime when we have to try to wash, feed and put toddlers to bed while trying to give life Read more

Meal management: tips to make life easier!

"What's maaaaaaange"? If these words don't make your blood run cold when you hear them, it's because you don't have children. Short nights, teething, diapers, you get by. But laundry and meals are never-ending. You have to deal with them every day, and it can quickly turn into a headache. Read more

Organization: tips for a good morning routine with the kids!

Before becoming a parent, we prepare ourselves for difficult nights. But one thing we're never prepared for are the mornings. Especially once we've gone back to work. Leaving the house on time having fed, washed and prepared everyone without losing our patience or our Read more

The Christmas self-care wishlist for moms!

Remember how magical December was when we were little? Neighborhood houses lit up one after the other, towns put up their giant Christmas trees, we counted the number of sleeps until Santa arrived, and above all, we made our lists! Often as long as the Read more

Say goodbye to Christmas stress and pressure!

Halloween has barely come to an end, and we're already talking about getting ready for Christmas. And why is that? Because they're often a time of extra stress, work and mental workload (especially for women, otherwise it's no fun), and therefore we should Read more

Why do mothers feel guilty all the time about everything?

If guilt isn't a feeling you were familiar with before becoming a mother, I think I'm right in saying that you became a double Olympic medallist as soon as baby arrived. I suspect that guilt is a little beast that takes advantage of everyone's raving about our baby to jump into Read more

Autism: trusting yourself in the face of diagnostic doubts.

It's often said that it takes a village to raise a child, that you have to be receptive to advice, but you also have to trust yourself. It's a difficult balance to strike, especially when it comes to our children's health. My third child is autistic. It took 8 years to get a diagnosis Read more

How do you organize your return to work?

When you're on vacation, you don't really want to think about getting back to work, and I don't blame you. That said, it's the perfect time to talk about planning for the coming year, because we're more relaxed and have taken a step back from our daily lives. Whether you're preparing Read more

How can we involve children in the running of the house?

Children mean a lot of love, but also a lot of work at home. Everything gets dirty quicker, the cheni piles up, the laundry goes on and on with no end in sight. If we don't want to end up on our kneecaps every day, the little ones have to contribute. Beyond that, we Read more

Education: should you punish or reward?

Yes, we know, we should avoid threats and punishments. That's what all childcare professionals and parenting coaches rightly advocate. And yet, when you're pushed to the limit with your children (which happens quite regularly, let's face it), you're more likely to Read more

How do you handle disputes between brothers and sisters?

Arguments. The pebble in every parent's shoe. We always want our children to get along well, to be accomplices, and we can get frustrated when things don't go as planned. And the shouting! If only it would stop. What do you do when your youngest child is always shouting at you ?

How do you welcome a new child into the family?

You're expecting a baby in a month's time. You're lucky enough to be the mother of 2 children who are becoming more independent and are even starting to play well together, giving you a few moments of respite. And now you're wondering why you've decided to risk the balance you've Read more