Meet Mars and Stars baby

Hi I’m Maryna,

And I’m on a mission – to be as present, as joyous, and as playful as a mom can be. 

I’ve been a scientist, a teacher, a professional speaker, and a business owner, but nothing holds a candle to being a mindful mom. 

I’m also an adventure-seeker, a travel-lover, and an over-researcher – and it all comes together here, at Mars&Stars baby.

4 letter names

144 4-Letter Names For Boys

4-Letter names have certainly stood the test of time. While no modern baby list is complete without a Noah or a Liam, quippy, short names…

printable hospital bag checklist

Hospital Bag Checklist Printable

Weeks before the arrival of your precious baby boy or girl, you’ll find that a printable hospital bag checklist can make your life a lot…


9 Helpful Chores For 4 Year Olds (And 5 Year Olds)

Coming up with ideas for chores for 4 year olds is a pretty important task. This is especially true when you consider that at that age, your kid is becoming more independent and capable. That means that the chores you pick for your kid need to be chores that are age-appropriate and promote growth in…


13 Perfect Chores For 6 Year Olds (and 7 Year Olds) 

Sharing the workload by having chores for 6 year olds (or 7 year olds) assigned to your little one is great. It benefits not only you because you get some time out, but chores also teach kids some important values and lessons. Chores build confidence as well, because they make kids feel like contributors to…