Tip Top Toddler Travel Tips.

Travelling has become a normality in may people’s lives, whether that’s crossing one side of the city to the other, or crossing from one continent to another, we all travel to various places all for various reasons. It has become such an every day aspect compared to say, 150 years ago thanks to our ever growing education, techonology, opportunies, and of course awesome prices and costs at which we can travel nowadays.

However, one thing I come across so often since I became a mother is the hesitancy to travel with a baby/toddler. Hesitant, not because parents don’t want to, but because, they don’t know how. As I travel with Ayan a lot (he has never gone a day or night without me -should I be proud of that or not?) I put together a VLOG with my top 5 travel tips with a toddler. If you got anymore to add? Comment them to me and let me know! O X O X O

 

Get to know me REVERSED

Hey guys, so remember when I posted ‘Meet the Moldovans’? If not then click here. Well, so many of you enjoyed it, that I did a R E V E R S E video where Mihai asked me questions and I demonstrated what an awesome wife I am (of course) 🙂 Link is below, it was a laugh to make, and I hope it brings a smile to your face too! Enjoy! Ox.

 

 

The Pregnancy Diaries #1

It’s the 21 August 2016, 

It’s 5.17am and the only sounds I can hear are the sounds of me tapping against the keyboard and the sound of my thoughts rushing out onto the bed. I’m not early, I can’t sleep. I don’t know if it’s excitement insomnia or if it’s pregnancy insomnia, wait, what did I say?! YES, that’s right!!! Baby no.2 is on the way and I’ve only just found out and I am soooo excited! Excited to share my journey with you!

Okay, so before I rush through all the details (which is actually going to be in my next VLOG: Lifeofachocolategirl on Y O U T U B E, don’t forget to subscribe) I just thought I’d write this post so you’ll know what’s what, where’s what and what to expect over the next 8/9 months.

This blog post by the way is also a little surprise gift to my loyal readers on the blog, as I won’t be doing the Official announcement on social media until later on this evening! So if you read this then ssshhh, because it’s still a secret! On to the point of reading, by the time you read this I’ll probably be 6/7 weeks pregnant as I only plan on announcing then, so this will actually be a retrospective read for you. To make it more fun & easy though, I have made a new sub-section on the blog called ‘The Pregnancy Diaries’. So if you click on there you’ll easily be able to find any and every post that is pregnancy related. Secondly, as there will be a whole chunk of retrospective reading material until this point, after each post title there will be a hashtag and a number e.g. this one…

‘The Pregnancy Diaries #1’

… fairly explainable but I have numbered the posts consecutively for your ease so that you can read them in the correct order (I know I’m super organized right?!)

If you are an I N S T A G R A M user, then you can find me on insta@reemamoldovan – everything pregnancy related, baby bump pics, scans, pregnancy fitness pics will be findable under the hashtag hashtagLCGpregnancydiaries

For my S N A P C H A T users, you can add me on both – reema.karina – or – mihai2m -. For those who already know my husband he is an awesome chef, so we will be posting fitness recipes and pregnancy diet tips, couple workouts, pregnancy workouts over on there.

Okay, sooo apart from my ridiculously awesome organization skills (am I allowed to show off just a little bit) I think that’s about it for now, stay tuned because I will be posting DAILY in the pregnancy diaries and I have sooooo much more to come! Anything you want me to specifically write about then leave me a comment and I’ll be sure to do a post for you!

Hugs & Love,

Reema

Ox.

Truth Revealed

I get many questions over social media such as, how did I go from a med student to ‘fit momma’ – (did you know I was actually studying to be a Dr?) ha, got ya, something you didn’t know about me! How did I choose to marry so young? Was I even dating my husband before we got married? 

So, in the video below I answered all the questions, personal questions, about me and my life. More than a ‘get to know me’, this is the  TRUTH REVEALED! 

Enjoy!

OXO

Meet the Moldovans!

Hey guys! So tonight I’ve got a funny little video on the blog featuring my husband Mihai. I know a lot of my blog readers are not actually in tact with my personal life and social media, so many of you know about what I write, but not many of you actually know about me personally. So as a little present, here’s a video where you can find out more about ME. Any more questions? Comment them down below and let me know, I’ll be sure to make another video in the near future, Enjoy!

XOXO

 

Sunshine on a rainy day 

Today in Cluj-Napoca it is raining. The skies are vast and grey, the streets peaceful and quiet and as Ayan and Cliffy take their afternoon nap, only the pitter-patter of the raindrops against the windows can be heard throughout the house. Although it is a rainy day, today it is more than welcomed. It takes me back to England and I feel as though I am there. The shadows across the house, the darkness of the day and the cozy sensation is of being indoors is a rare moment for us. I’ll make some cocoa for Ayan and maybe we’ll bake some cookies together, meanwhile, if you guys are missing the sun, here’s a little bit of footage which takes us back to Sunny  S I B I U, the fountains, the warmth on our backs, a beautiful town center and of course little Ayan, the Centre of joy. So on this rainy day, make yourself something warm to drink and let me take you back to a sunnier spot with sunshine and babies 🌞 Enjoy! 




Summer vibes in Sibiu 

I sleepily open my eyes, it’s Saturday morning, the weekend is here. The church bells are ringing and little Ayan is curled in a ball dozing away right next to me. Oh how beautiful he is, with his olive skin, carbon black hair, little red cheeks and those little details down to his tiny toes. Babies, the only beings that really are so pure, flawless & beautiful. The sun rays are warming my body through my glass balcony and it’s only 8.30am, my iPhone tells me it is already 24 degrees but will soon be 32degrees maybe hotter..

Crystal clear, without a fluffy white cloud in sight, the sky is the most beautiful azure blue. I’m breathing summer. What shall we do today? Where shall our souls take us? A little road trip maybe? Today we will go to Sibiu. Ayan is stirring, soon he’ll wake up, but yes, today we are going to Sibiu. 

I could tell you all the facts about Sibiu, but for sure you don’t have to join me on the blog to find them as you can find them anywhere on the net. You know what you can’t find on the net? How this beautiful city makes you feel. Do you want to know? Let me tell you…

As you enter the county, the wide spread streets are painted with picturesque terraced houses (a german influenced architecture for sure), each house a different color, but all the same so similiar with little pointy roofs for when the rain falls upon them. You wind down along the quiet peaceful roads until you reach the center. Sibiu Center greets you with towering hotel buildings, the greenest grass, vast ‘piata’s’ with in built water fountains and children running through them, giggling and playing. And as the sound of laughter fills the warm air, I look around me, families, couples, friends, chilling together, drinking iced lemonades, cold frappes, cocktails to cool them down in this sweltering heat. Nearly everyone is eating ice cream, of course, this weather always calls for an ice cream, or multipleWe must get some ice cream too. 

Ice creams in our hands, Ayan’s already beginning to melt down his mouth, we begin to walk, to explore. Somewhere along the way, hours later, day turns into night and the center is suddenly swarming with people, where did they all come from? The air screams excitement, summer, almost like the static electricity that runs through you when you go down a slide. It’s late evening and the open terraces are occupied to the brim with the chatter of people, eating, drinking, smoking, breathing the warm night air. Families are still out with their children and their puppies (summer nights are always endless with no bedtimes right)? 

We have been out the whole day, we are tired and the yellow city lights are bright against the dark night sky. The stars twinkling above us telling us it’s a sign that the day has come to and end and we must leave, but we don’t want to. The excitement turns into agitation, yet still, the love for this city, the vibes in the air overwhelms us and we decide. We will be back. Tomorrow. For Sure. For now, we must rest our souls, ready to explore more of beautiful Sibiu tomorrow.

For now, Goodnight!

See you on the next blog post with a video of the V I B E S going on in this beautiful place!

Chocolate Ice Cream Kisses from Sibiu XOXO