Travelling internationally with kids can be quite stressful even without a pandemic! But, we do it with careful planning with all those involved. I'd like to share some ways to help make your travel safe and less stressful. Just make adjustments based on your personal situation. BEFORE TRAVELLING Check travel requirements from your point of departure to your destination. Most countries, like US (Hawaii) for example, allow you to get exempted from quarantine if you're fully va
I'll share some ways we actually manage to "diffuse" situations and try to keep our calm when dealing with a situation that stresses us as a parent. Our kids are strong-willed and more often than not, when we use phrases that are reactions based on our triggers, impatience, distrust and misjudgment, it doesn't produce the kind of behavior we expect. Therefore, as much as we can, we use POSITIVE LANGUAGE. Positive language not only limits the number of “No's” and “Stop's” so t
Here's the truth: vacationing with family (i.e. with young kids) can leave you feeling like, well, you need a vacation. 😅😅😅 On our way up North, the kids probably sang "Are We There Yet?" for 4 hours. At the end of each day, I really looked forward to when they go to sleep so "my vacation" can actually start 😂. Kidding aside, traveling with young kids can be a joyful, bonding experience like no other! Kara and Andy for example, can remember every little detail of our trip
This is all about our adventures around the world and how we find joy in parenting by sharing our experience in applying Montessori and Positive Discipline.