Natalie Romero


An HR professional by day and a freelance writer by night, Natalie is learning that balancing motherhood with two careers can be a great juggling act and finding time for anything in between can be tough.
Always a storyteller, Natalie is a feature blogger at Yummy Mummy Club, Oh Baby Magazine and Tales from Mummy Land and is also a regular contributor at Huffington Post. Keep up with her as she blogs her way through the crazy beautiful life of a working mother just trying to have it all.

I Refuse to Do the Fundraising for My Kids

By Natalie Romero / September 6, 2023

Somewhere along the way, we have shifted the hard work of fundraising to the parents. Not anymore. Not in this house.

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The Importance of Letting Kids Fall

By Natalie Romero / August 1, 2022

A part of me wanted to take him home. To pick up his scooter, take off his helmet and take him home. But I know the importance of letting kids fall.

To My Son’s NICU Nurse: Thank You

By Natalie Romero / May 6, 2020

I don’t know if you know the impact you had on our family. I don’t think I thanked you. I hope it’s not too late.


This Fun, One-Day Family Event Gives Back to Children’s Cancer Research & Treatment

By Natalie Romero / April 25, 2019

Funtastical is filled with games, raffles, face painting, vendors, a fun zone, fashion show and top children’s performers—and all happening on Saturday, May 11.

2019 Will Be The Year of Making My Kids Do It Themselves

By Natalie Romero / January 4, 2019

Throughout the years I have often found myself rushing my kids through their tasks and eventually taking over because I can do it faster. The thing is, kids are smart. They catch on quickly.

Best Family-Friendly Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

By Natalie Romero / July 20, 2018

Our kids love podcasts and I’m always on the lookout for good ones that will entertain my kids (and not drive the adults nuts.) Lucky for us, there are tons of great podcasts out there, but we definitely have our favourites. Here are a few.

I Take It For Granted That My Kids Are Safe at School

By Natalie Romero / February 23, 2018

I’ve never had to worry about whether my kids’ cries will alert a shooter to their hiding place. I never thought about myself standing outside on a sidewalk, surrounded by police cars.

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Why I Won’t Tell My Kids to Think Positive

By Natalie Romero / February 2, 2018

We are told if we think positive we’ll improve our health, be happier, live longer. Yet we are not told what to do with all of the negative emotions.

Why We Need to Reclaim Our Weekends

By Natalie Romero / January 26, 2018

I often feel pressure to pack everything into the weekend. My weekends end up just as tightly scheduled as my weekdays and before I know it, Monday has rolled around and I don’t feel rested at all.

Here’s What Happened When I Let Go of Family Traditions

By Natalie Romero / December 15, 2017

Things are changing. My kids are getting older and all the traditions are inevitably morphing into something new. And my heart is breaking just a little.