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FAMILY TRADITIONS: GABRIEL'S FIRST SAINT NICHOLAS HOLIDAY!

Though I'm not one to play favourites when it comes to Holidays, the Belgian tradition of celebrating Saint Nicholas Day is very close to my heart. With a straight-up focus on candy...

BARCELONA WITH A BABY: THE CACTUS GARDENS

Whenever I'm abroad, I like to do at least one thing that's a little bit offbeat. Trying out a new-to-me treat, taking dance lessons or having a different kind of manicure: bring it...

BARCELONA WITH A BABY: PLAY DATE AT PARK GUËLL

When we landed in Barcelona for our family Winter getaway for 3, we couldn't wait to head out and have a little play date at Park Guëll, aka the most fun spot to hit up in Barcelona...

PARIS IN FALL: APPLE CIDER, CRÊPES & A SPARKLY DATE NIGHT

There are many reasons why Paris is one of my favourite cities in the world (the food! the stubborn French! the couture! the sexy language!), and after our most recent visit, I was...

PARIS WITH A BABY: A LITTLE BREAK AT THE EIFFEL TOWER CARROUSEL

One of the things that I wondered about before having our boy was what it would be like to travel with him - I mean, for real. Yes, we wanted to explore new places with him and transfer...

A DREAMY EIFFEL TOWER PICNIC WITH OUR BABY BOY

You guys, I'm having a major new-mama-love-overload as I'm writing this! :) Is it just me, or is having an Eiffel tower picnic super high on every first-time mama's fantasy list? ...

MY BABY Q&A: ON NEW ROUTINES, PARENTING FEARS & BOBKE

One of the things I was most curious about before having our boy was how we were going to fit him into our hectic lifestyle. After stressing about it for way too long, I finally let...

MY BABY Q&A: ON BABY WEIGHT, WARDROBE DRAMAS & SUNCARE

I'm not going to lie: one of the biggest challenges of being pregnant was saying goodbye to my beloved closet. As the months passed by and my baby bump got bigger & bigger, I...

MY 5 NEWBORN BABY ESSENTIALS THAT REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Maybe it's because I own a fairly ridiculous amount of shoes, or maybe it just goes for every mama-to-be, but whatever the case, since the beginning of my pregnancy people sort of...

MY BABY Q&A: ON FIRST SMILES, BABY SMELLS & NEW MAMA ADVICE

You guys, is it just me, or did the past weeks flew by in a heartbeat?? This week, our little baby boy Gabriel is turning 2 months old, and I just can't believe it! Since I'm well... 

3 LIFESAVING BEAUTY BUYS FOR NEW MAMA'S

Contrary to the first days after bringing our boy into the world, where I didn't care about my appearance at all, these days I do feel grateful for the mere existence of some genius beauty &

OUT AND ABOUT: GABRIEL'S FIRST FAMILY PICNIC!

When I was pregnant, there were a few super random things I was really looking forward to - little things, that I couldn't help but envision in my head, over and over again. Just as...

HOW TO ANNOUNCE YOUR BABY TO THE WORLD

Here's a surprising fact: one of the most challenging practicalities of having a baby was finding sophisticated ways to make big announcements! For the birth announcement I wanted...

MEET OUR SWEET LITTLE BABY BOY GABRIEL BASTOS!

This might be the first time ever that I'm actually lost for words to describe an experience, as we welcomed our sweet little baby boy Gabriel Bastos into our lives almost 2 weeks ago...

A COSY PLACE FOR OUR BOY: THE BABY ROOM REVEAL!

From the beginning of my pregnancy, decorating the baby room was something I couldn't wait to start with! I wanted the room to feel clean but cosy - like a safe place that feels simultaneous

WHAT'S IN MY HOSPITAL DELIVERY BAG?

Now that my due date is coming so close, I found it time to start packing my hospital delivery bag! And yes, that was kind of a surreal experience. :) Because what do you pack for one...

10 QUESTIONS WE ANSWERED AS PARENTS-TO-BE!

The crazy speed with which my pregnancy flew by surprised me so much, so as a way of marking this once-in-a-lifetime experience and to celebrate these last weeks (days??) of my first pregnan

YES, WE DID THE CHEESY BABY BUMP PICTURES

At the beginning of my pregnancy, when I asked my friends for their most valuable pregnancy-related tips, one of my besties very profoundly stressed the importance of carefully...