Recent Posts by Princess Ivana Pignatelli
“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
My son, Alessio, was showing signs of trouble - acting out at home, not wanting to go to pre-school, and being extra sensitive. When he asked for a new pair of shoes so he wouldn’t “trip” on the playground, I pressed him on what was wrong. He burst into tears. Boys kept pushing him down at playtime. He was afraid to go to school.
Alessio isn’t even four yet. I never expected that children that small would have the same kind of issues as many older kids.
"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." - Abraham Lincoln
Mother’s Day. Don’t we sometimes feel a twinge of guilt that the cards and love notes and candies and flowers are great, but for 364 other days, we’re exhausted trying to be super moms and need to remember what it’s like to be able to sleep in, spend a lazy morning sipping coffee & reading a paper, or doing nothing at all.
Why is it so hard to say what you really want for Mother’s Day? As mothers, we can get so focused on taking care of everyone else in our families that we forget to let them know how to take...
I’m passionate about a lot of things, as most mothers are, particularly when it comes to our children’s well-being.
There are 1001 things that matter and it can be overwhelming trying to keep up with the latest “best advice” on what your child really needs for health, happiness and success.
But although the situations vary for each family, one aspect is the same for us all: Good nutrition matters for each and every child.
In growing children whose developing brain, organs and nervous system are being built cell by cell during infancy and early childhood, nutritious food lays the...