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Category Archives: Parenting

Using Less Plastic

I am on a mission to lessen our use of plastic. Especially for the children. And especially for things that end up in their mouths (which is most things they come into contact with). It’s a health thing for me, but there are of course environmental aspects as well. I’m not going crazy with this [...]

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DIY Potty Training Chart

We recently potty-trained Little A (using the 3-day method). One of the things we found helpful was having a potty chart as a reward system for Alec. We definitely wanted to give Little A a ton of praise and really celebrate his little potty successes along the way, but I’m not crazy about using edible [...]

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Father’s Day

This Sunday is Father’s Day in Sweden. My boys are so lucky to have Sumit as their dad. He is a very present and involved father. He takes such pride in his role as their dad and he is so so good at it! So Father’s Day feels like an important day for us to [...]

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Back to Blogging!

I’m back! Thanks for sticking with Mini Piccolini while I took a few weeks off after the (slightly earlier than expected) arrival of the new addition to our family: Little Baby L! Everything has gone really well. Baby L is a delight and Little A is adjusting to his new reality really really well.

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Mini Piccolini’s Best Tips for Picky Little Eaters

Little A recently went through a bit of a picky eating phase. It gave us some insight into what a lot of our friends go through every day with their picky little toddler eaters, and we felt lucky that our Little One just hasn’t been too finicky about food so far. That doesn’t mean that [...]

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Hellobee Interview about Motherhood and Maternity Leave

I recently did an interview with Bee of Hellobee – she asked me to share my perspective on maternity leave in Sweden since I have experience of parenting both in Sweden and the US. Some of the questions were also about our everyday lives and about Mini Piccolini. I thought I would share it with [...]

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