Mom of the Month: Meet Liya

Mom of the Month: Meet Liya

Let’s meet Liya- our Mom of the month. She shares with us her favourite things about Motherhood in Toronto.

Nice To Meet You

You can call me: 
Liya

My Little Ones are:
Ariel – 3 y.o and Yonatan – 2.5 months old

Three strange or interesting things about my family are:
We tend to move often. My 3 year old already lived in 4 different homes and 2 different countries.
We like hiking and playing games together.

My city and/or neighborhood is:
Newmarket/East Gwillimbury

The three things that you need to know about me are:
I can communicate in 5 languages, I love dancing and travelling.

The Coles Notes!

Hours of sleep (How many hours of sleep do you get each night?)
Now about 4-5

Stroller or carrier?
Both

Breastfeeding or bottle?
Both

Disposable or reusable diapers?
Disposable

Condo, apartment, or house?
House

Car or TTC?
Car and GO train

Languages I speak:
English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, German

Baby gear that I can’t live without:
Baby Vac and my Glider chair

Time flies when you’re being a mom

What I enjoyed the most about being on maternity leave was:
Spending time at home with the family

The best things that I do with my LO are:
Reading, singing, hanging out in the Glider so he can nap better

What I do when I take time for myself is:
Shower, eat, enjoy a bit of quiet, go out for walks, mani-pedi, hair salon

Mom of the Month: Meet Liya
Sweet little Yonatan. Photo by Lil One photography

These are a few of my favourite things:

The funniest thing that has happened to me recently is:
My 3-year old’s daily funny new statements.

I love Toronto because:
It’s multicultural

My favorite place in Toronto is:
High Park and Bloor West area, downtown, the Danforth.

The website or app I can’t live without is:
Still Facebook

I shop online at:
Too many sites including Amazon, Well.ca, Gap, Next and other sites that have what I need.

My favorite baby store is:|
Buy buy baby. But honestly, I buy most online.

The best advice I’ve received so far is:
Give yourself a break sometimes.

The best advice that I can give to new moms is:
Do whatever you think is right for you and your family. Don’t compare.