Category: Motherhood

January 28, 2018 MOMsterdam 2 comments

How to become a happy working mom   What is the key to become a happy working mom? I have many mommy friends who have started to work again after their baby was born, and feel depressed and unhappy about the whole situation. It is indeed strange and new, to go back to work full…

October 3, 2017 MOMsterdam

What to pack in your hospital bag? – Netherlands edition   When I was pregnant with Noel, I tried to check a lots of blog and tip what to pack in my hospital bag. It was not so easy since here, in Holland there is a different system for labour and delivery. In case of…

September 15, 2017 MOMsterdam

5 + 1 newborn must haves   The internet is full with lists about stuff you would need for a newborn. In my point of view you can read everything, still you will only know YOUR must haves few months after birth. I tried to think about accessories what I used every day or almost…

August 28, 2017 MOMsterdam

Last days of breastfeeding                                       You already know from the title, what this article is going to be about.  My son is 11 months old, nearly a 1 year old big boy, but still makes me sad…

August 15, 2017 MOMsterdam

5 top hacks to relieve the pain of teething   Teething is always hard for a baby, and we are also struggling with it. Noel started teething actively, which means 3 of his teeth are coming at once, and probably there are a few more what I can not see yet. He is drooling all…

August 2, 2017 MOMsterdam

8+1 tips to feel good in your post-baby body After a baby, almost all moms has that post-baby body feeling, when you don’t even want to look in the mirror. You still feel yourself a whale, doesn’t matter that the baby has came out already. First of all believe me, you are beautiful and looking…

July 29, 2017 MOMsterdam

Ultimate packing list, travelling with a baby Last time we were about going on a summer holiday, I had some difficulties to find out what I should pack for my baby. That was our first real holiday. We visited Antalya and stayed at an all inclusive hotel so I should only pack the standard items,…

July 24, 2017 MOMsterdam

Smile no matter what. Was it really a bad day? Just think about it… Have you ever had a day when you woke up and already knew that the day will be awful? Few days ago a woke up (well Noel made me awake), and was listening how he was ” talking” in the next…

July 19, 2017 MOMsterdam

Personalised baby sleep training Probably everyone can find thousand of articles about sleep training. Loads of methods, opinions, articles from specialists, etc. Let me tell you the story how I could cope with these difficulties with my son. I am not a doctor or specialist, just a parent who found a way which was working for me…

July 16, 2017 MOMsterdam

Being a mother sometimes makes me mad and angry to the world When I was pregnant with Noel I decided to stay home a bit longer with him than it is usually allowed in the Netherlands. Maternity leave here is maximum 16 weeks, and at least 4 has to be taken before the due date….