September

The month that will allow us to have some sence of normalcy. By normalcy, I mean the kids and I will be back to school. Aside from that most things will not be normal. The 2 older kids will be home doing online learning. Grade 4 and Senior Kindergarten. I’ll have a full time University schedule (entering my last year). […]

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Another Berry

The end of August is a couple of days away, which means summer will end soon and this will be the last dessert summer edition. To close this month’s blog, I have chosen to use blackberries and make three different desserts. My motto when it comes to cooking or baking is to always make extra. For example, in this recipe […]

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Wrap up

The last day of June is upon which means this mini breakfast series will conclude today. Today we had a light breakfast. We had fruits (apples, strawberries and bananas), mixed nuts and Jugo de Avena. Parents remember that nourishing our bodies doesn’t have to be complicated and our food does not need to be Instagram perfect. I hope everyone has […]

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Beverages

Every morning for the past 10 years I have had a cup of coffee with half and inch of milk. Yes, even while pregnant I drank coffee. During the summer months I like to have an ice coffee, juice or smoothie for breakfast. If the day is on the cooler side, I’ll made some Colombia hot chocolate (Chocolate Corona). For […]

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The Colorful Fruits

There is nothing better than a full bowl of colorful freshly cut fruits on a sweltering summer morning. I have kids so that is currently in my dream cabinet. For now, I need to compromise on my dream bowl of fruits for breakfast until all the kids can help around the kitchen. Here are a few things I’ve learned: Avoid […]

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The Egg

*All the picture in the blog were taken while I cooked this morning’s breakfast When I started brainstorming what food or beverage items to talk about on this breakfast series, I decided to make a list! The first item that came to my mind was eggs. I would like to start this series with one of my favourite foods! The […]

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June is for Breakfast

Growing up in the tropics was one of the most wonderful experiences so far. Besides my family what I miss the most is the heat, rain, and humidity. I love Canada but I’m not too fond of the weather. Every year except for the first year after the birth of all of my children, I avoid turning on the heat […]

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Children at home

Hello all 🙋‍♀️ As I’ve mentioned before… having premature triplets requires a level of social distancing similar to what all of us are experiencing today. I have also been a stay at home mom for the past 5 years. In the past 2 years, as a family we have changed our life in order to make sure the health of our smallest family members was optimal. The key to deal with kids at home. Make a schedule as a guide of what you would like to do but you must be flexible. You also need to schedule free time. Have a space where kids can run around just as they would do at the park. Open the curtains as well as windows. Let the fresh air and sun light shine. Parents/caregivers have a lot of patience and when you feel overwhelmed please step away. Leave your kids in a safe place or busy with an activity. If you need to run for 5 minutes to the washroom and relax. Remember kids need structure and they need to continue learning. However, they also need some normalcy and free play. Unscheduled play. I’m not an expert, I’m just a stay at home mom. I’m sharing what I have learned on the pass 5 years. 》》🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️👦🧒🧒🧒🧒 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @ journeysandus7

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