Category: How-To Articles

How to go hiking with kids (giveaway)

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For me to teach kids to walk long (or average) distances is extremely important. Last time we went to Russia, we hard such hard time walking to stores and around town just because my kids are not used to walking beyond one or two blocks in the neighborhood. “Grandma, could you carry me”, – my…

How to raise bilingual children

Ever since I started learning English as a second language, I wanted to raise bilingual children. When I was in college I met a four year old girl. She was fluent in three languages. Her fluency amazed me. She spoke each language like it was her native. Since then I wanted my kids to speak…

How to make housework easier

Most often I want to start my blog post with the words: There is just never enough time to get anything done. So I looked in the housework areas that can be outsourced. And here is the list which will make your housework easier:  1.       Laundry. Men shirts never make it to the washer anymore.…

How to make Handmade Cards for Teacher Appreciation Day

My three year old made these cards for her Daycare Teachers. And for her Sister Lana’s teachers too. Lana is one year old, so her cards do not come out very well yet. I have to admit, we did not make these pictures just because this idea crossed my mind, although we should have. Masha…

How to buy chemicals-free food at the grocery store

Every shopping trip for me is a quest to find healthy food. You may find me in the store reading size 6 font Ingredient list and trying to decipher that recycling code on the bottom of the milk container. You will never find me in the canned food aisle though. I am boycotting BPA. I am also rarely…

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