The Cardigan (hopefully ready by Christmas 2018)

New update! December 8th, 2018

Original post July 8th, 2018

Here you can follow up on my progress with this particular project that I also mentioned in my earlier post ‘The Curious Thing About Hobbies’. A blue and dark grey cardigan for a gentleman in his sixties. I started with this cardigan in February 2018. It is an order made by one of my pub regulars.Read More »

my 3rd pregnancy

My 3rd Pregnancy And I Was Not Prepared For This!

My 3rd Pregnancy And I Was Not Prepared For This! Part 1 + Helena's Infinite Shades of Life - I have been pregnant twice before, I gave birth twice before, I am the proud Momma of two beautiful boys (14 and 9) and I thought I was ready and prepared for this pregnancy.

The First Trimester

we are pregnantSo, the cat is finally out of the bag! I am officially pregnant with my third child. We have been trying for quite a while, so the whole family is overjoyed.
I have been pregnant twice before, I gave birth twice before, I am the proud Momma of two beautiful boys (14 and 9) and I thought I was ready and prepared for this pregnancy.

Boy, was I wrong!!!!

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5 Tips On How To Relate To A Teenager

5 Tips On How To Relate To A Teenager - Helena's Infinite Shades of Life - No parent is perfect. It is a learning process. However, the earlier you start relating to your child/children, the easier it can be, dealing with the teenager. Wherever you are at in your relationship with your teenage son/daughter, here are 5 tips that might help.
5 Tips On How To Relate To A Teenager - Helena's Infinite Shades of Life - No parent is perfect. It is a learning process. However, the earlier you start relating to your child/children, the easier it can be, dealing with the teenager. Wherever you are at in your relationship with your teenage son/daughter, here are 5 tips that might help.

Okay, let’s face it. I’m a cool mom!

At least according to the eldest of my two sons.
I never tried to be particularly cool, but it seems, somehow I found the secret to relating to my 14 year-old.
Maybe it has to do with the fact that I was barely out of my teens when I got Bucky, or that I am still sometimes a child/teenager at heart myself.
All I can say is that, the way I am doing it seems to be working. So, I decided to share my experiences with all of you.

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The Curious Thing About Hobbies

The Curious Thing About Hobbies - Helena's Infinite Shades of Life - Isn’t it just amazing how some people manage to turn their hobby into their profession?
The Curious Thing About Hobbies - Helena's Infinite Shades of Life - Isn’t it just amazing how some people manage to turn their hobby into their profession?
The Curious Thing About Hobbies - Helena's Infinite Shades of Life - Isn’t it just amazing how some people manage to turn their hobby into their profession?

Isn’t it just amazing how some people manage to turn their hobby into their profession?

Honestly it makes me quite jealous at times. Then again, what if your hobbies are of the kind that would never generate a lucrative income? Or you have so many different interests that you wouldn’t really know which direction to go, if you’d want to aim for a professional career.Read More »