Tag Archives: motherhood

Modern Milanese Life: Stuck at “Home” in my Home Away from Home

I am a native New Yorker who has been living in Milan, Italy for the last fifteen years.  I’m a full time working mother of 2 young girls (ages 3 and 5) and am married to a fantastic Italian man. As the stress of the corona virus situation begins to cascade in the U.S., many […]

Kalila & Strong Women Co. get chatty debating ‘female empowerment’

Collaborating with other female-run companies is something we’re very passionate about. So obviously we were thrilled when we had the opportunity to sit down with Strong Women Co. based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Strong Women Co. is the brain child of Kelly Hickey, women’s empowerment specialist and overall powerhouse. After years working within the […]

Mental illness and motherhood

My sister is bi-polar and for as long as I can remember we’ve juggled family life with her recurring episodes of deep depression and manic highs. We’ve lived through the teenage years of drink, drugs and rebellion followed by her 20’s and her first foray into motherhood and now her 30’s with baby number 2. […]

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