The news hit me like a punch: In 4 months, we are out of the country. Adios Filipino island life, back to Europe. But WHAT will we do and WHERE? I have been so into this “living the moment” state of mind, drishti hardly a few feet in front of me … With my eyes now wide open, I realize that my little Attilas will soon go to … Continue reading From SAHM to Working Mum (intro)
“And you M’am, what’s your profession?” is probably the question I have been asked more than a billion times. “CEO of the Attila Cie, but you can also call me a Super Mama!” Have you ever had a job where you had no previous experience, no training, you couldn’t quit and people’s live were at stake? I am also a Super yaya, HR manager of a very … Continue reading The harsh reality of my job on Bantayan island
“Mum, don’t plan anything for me this afternoon, I have a date with David. Remember, it’s Valentine“. My mouth fell open and I felt my heart sink. A D.A.T.E! at 5 years old. How does my little girl even knows the meaning of date? Winnie Pooh has never dated anyone, as far as I know. And Princesses don’t date, they marry directly. At least she added … Continue reading Valentines: So far, so good!
One of the things I love most about being a Stay at home Mum? My toddlers’ telling me stories made of Princesses, dragons and huge animals with magic powers (yep, I have a girl and a boy). I love secretly observing them playing “let’s pretend” and creating their own little world and I feel blessed they let me in. I am supposed to be the one teaching them … Continue reading Live by the SunS
Motherhood has turned me into a sprinkler: I am moved to tears so easily that it’s embarrassing. I Can’t watch a sad movie anymore, let alone the news. I couldn’t even made the first episode of Games of Thrones. I even cried the first time we watched Frozen. Yep. Motherhood does change you. My Attilas have pierced the big armor I had built to protect myself from … Continue reading Why Motherhood must come with Waterproof mascara
I am so proud of my Mum that I ‘ll embarrass her with a few pic to show you were we got our hot looks, our sense of humor and (some of) craziness from… Even if I didn’t have you as my Mother, I would choose you as my friend. I am so blessed to have you, ma poulette! So are my kids who have … Continue reading Happy Bday Maman (and thanks for aging so much more gracefully than Madonna!)
The Attilas have been on (official) holidays since late February. Summer Class will start on May 5th, but I am not sure I am ready yet. I know how next Monday morning will sound : Me, squatting down and looking at Mr Attila in the eye: “I really need to go to work today“, and repeating for the 100th time “there will be no crying … Continue reading One more week before Summer Class
Today’s prompt: Have you ever faced a difficult situation when you had to choose between sorting it out yourself, or asking someone else for an easy fix? What did you choose — and would you make the same choice today? The answer to this question was almost a surprise to my own self. Me, the independent, fierce traveller, justneedairtobreath kind of girl did not even … Continue reading Who do I call? La Mama, of course!
See this determination? It says “when I go out there, I have no pity on my brother. I am out there to win”. Want to check on his opponent? click here ! Continue reading The war is declared!