Valentina Lostalo

Valentina Lostalo

I Wish We Did More Extracurricular Activities (But Not Really)

Mommy Duty ... We are a family of 4, my husband, myself, a kindergartener and a first-grader. We have no extended family in town and a full-time job for the husband and a “flexible” work...

Motherhood: Sometimes Feels Like Walking Naked in a Crowd

What changed. Since becoming a mom, many things have changed (I think we can all agree on that). Not only do I wear my heart on my sleeve and watch it go to daycare and...

Why Repeating Kindergarten Was the Best Option for My Son

A little over a year ago, we had to make the decision whether to hold my son back in kindergarten or let him advance to first grade. He was making progress but was obviously...


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