Well, snow came and gone this weekend. Like a woman in labor, it began its descent in the early hours of Saturday morning, when we were all asleep, and we woke up to almost a feet of snow. So, what's a mom to do but take her kids outside for fun in the snow? Unfortunately, … Continue reading Snow day 2019
This afternoon, I was intrigued by what I saw in a New York Times newsletter. It said, "Consciously or not, many parents either replicate or rebel against their own upbringing." This pretty much sums my up entire childhood and how I feel as an adult, as a parent of two kids. I am a rebel, … Continue reading On parenting and religion
Last weekend was full of rain, indoor play, gluten, and more gluten! In case you're wondering--yes, there was a lot of baking! Prepping croissant rolls. It was my second time making them EVER. Waiting... And they turned out great!! Pretty proud of myself James's room Morning coffee The living room, before the kids came out … Continue reading Weekend in review: January 19-20
I'm sitting here sipping my afternoon cup of coffee after having put my son James down for a nap. Normally, he lays in his crib and babbles on for an eternity, sometimes as long as an hour and a half, before falling asleep. But today, he is surprisingly quiet right after I put him down. … Continue reading Life with two
Last weekend, as told through photos. My little kitchen helper My first time making cream biscuits -- it was a success! Did I mention it had cheese inside? Cheesy biscuits - yes please!! Thumbs up! James James close up Lily loves to draw Showing me her drawing My kitchen This is the face of a … Continue reading Weekend in review: January 12-13
As a newly immigrated adolescent in the late '90s, I attended a public middle school, then went on to a public high school. It may have been 15 years ago since I graduated from high school, but I can remember a particular teacher named Mr. Harvard, who taught choir and band (RIP, Mr. Harvard) and … Continue reading The most distressed profession in America, according to NYT & Time
This morning, I listened to this episode of NPR’s The Hidden Brain in which they talked about the power of advertising. The idea being is that we are being advertised to and we don’t even realize it. They discussed a unique way of advertising to people through social media accounts such as Instagram. A light … Continue reading The REAL housewives of Instagram – do they exist?