La Tela
November 18, 2021
Around Christmas time. We walk into a shop and as soon as my kids display a slightly “inappropriate” behavior—louder voice, complaining about something we can’t buy—the salesperson says:⁣ "You are ...
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November 16, 2021
latela.com/method .⁣⁣
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La Tela Travels
November 09, 2021
latela.com/happiness .⁣
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November 07, 2021
latela.com/clarity .⁣
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October 31, 2021
latela.com/loneliness⁣
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October 21, 2021
Swipe the photos to see how we made our “sounds and numbers kite” which is great to practice letter sounds and counting. On the blog, I posted detailed instructions and also a video of how we play ...
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October 20, 2021
A mother wrote to me: “My psychologist says it's my fault that I don't ask”.⁣ 1. Asking for help is hard. It takes practice, start today: ask your partner to do something you’d normally do.⁣ 2. I...
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October 19, 2021
Today it’s my mom’s birthday, and her collection of children’s audiobooks “It’s Grandma Speaking” is finally on La Tela Shop! We wanted to launch in June, but life got in the way. We’re not 100% re...
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October 17, 2021
TAKE ONLY PHOTOS, LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS.⁣ When we leave a place cleaner than we found it, we teach respect towards the environment. When we pick up somebody else’s trash, we teach acceptance toward...
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October 11, 2021
We’re in Croatia, where we’ll live for a month. You asked me when are we coming back to Italy, but this is a one way ticket. We don’t come back, we continue.⁣ And this reminds me of a part of a boo...
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October 08, 2021
Recently I overheard this conversation.⁣ Emily, “Oliver, can you tie my laces?”.⁣ Oliver, “Yes, I’m very good at tying knots!”.⁣ I’ve never told him he’s good at tying knots (but I did think it, as...
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October 06, 2021
We now know that we are travelers, not tourists.⁣ We follow the pace of our children and the energy of the family at the expense of tourist dream destinations. Sometimes we even just follow the roa...
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October 05, 2021
We’ve been telling it for weeks and yet it still seems surreal to me. Alex quit his job to work full-time on La Tela.⁣ I tried to convince him that perhaps it wasn’t the time yet: the responsibilit...
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October 01, 2021
Before I was a mom I could do anything. I could wake up at 5am, work out, have a 30-min lunch break, finish work at 8.15 and drag myself to my dance class 8.30-10pm. And then there were dance rehea...
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September 30, 2021
I was raised with the idea that white lies are okay—it's okay to lie lightly to get what you want, if nobody gets hurt. When I met Alex, honest and morally correct by his own culture, I realized ho...
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September 28, 2021
This past week I regressed.⁣ I let myself down.⁣ I looked at my body without love.⁣ I treated my mind without kindness.⁣ I was with my people without really being present.⁣ I know how to do and be ...
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September 21, 2021
Just some photos from today (I couldn’t pick one). To remember a moment when I intentionally decided to bounce back from my bad mood and create a positive memory. Victories, even tiny ones, must be...
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September 19, 2021
Emily goes to look for her swim suit, but can’t find it. She asks for Oliver’s help and he finds it right away, in the only place where it can be, where it usually is.⁣ Emily asks, Where did you fi...
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September 13, 2021
I’d often like to show you the products I choose, because we buy very little and we do so mindfully.⁣ Do you know why I don't? Because I'm afraid of creating a "need", and I don’t want to be yet an...
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September 05, 2021
Emily, «What are those donkeys doing?».⁣ Me, «The male is trying to put the penis into the female’s vagina to release sperm cells and make a baby».⁣ Sex Ed can (and should) be this normal. If you’r...
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August 30, 2021
One of the best experiences we had in New Zealand was climbing to the top of a hill in the late afternoon, having a picnic and waiting for the sun to set.⁣ Oliver and Emily danced, ran, sang, but t...
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