Stay Sane While Staying Home!

After Weeks of Closed Schools and Home Confinement … How We are Keeping Our Family Sane and Happy: Hi, I am Sittah from “LiLoLa – Live Love Laugh” and I live in Italy! Yes, not the best place to live in at this moment in time. Since the Coronavirus has started spreading in Italy we…

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How is confinement going for you?

Some of you might have just started it and you might still be full of anxiety and worry about what will happen. Or maybe you are excited about the new opportunities of spending time with family and completing some home projects. Some of you, like us, have already been home schooling and working from home…

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Family Fort Night

We are at the end of yet another week of being quarantined and it is time to celebrate this unprecedented time. We know it is tough keeping the kids entertained while staying indoors and away from friends, so we came up with a great idea and one that will help them deal with the isolation.…

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How Do We Cope With Change?

How do you cope with Change? And how do your children feel about change?  Is Change Scary or Exciting? A book I read, called “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Dr. Spencer Johnson (available at Amazon here), completely changed my attitude and my viewpoint on the subject. The book tells the story of 4 creatures, 2…

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All Those Sleepless Nights Are Worth It!

Today my daughter surprised me and came over with this bouquet of beautiful flowers. When you invest over 20 years nurturing, protecting, educating and loving your special little humans you never know how they will turn out. My deepest dreams and hopes for the type of person she would become have been far surpassed. She…

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The Silver Lining of the Corona Pandemic

I can see many: We have started playing board games again. We have spent more time talking and listening to each other. We have started cooking together and stay longer at the dinner table, chatting. We are taking longer walks with the dogs. We breathe more. We take a moment to pause and to reflect.…

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