Never, ever, as a mother make the cardinal mistake of saying, “I am going to have a really relaxing evening tonight after I put the kids to bed.” THEY WILL KNOW!!! They will then alternately get up, and take turns screaming through their doors at you. Until it is time for you to go to… Continue reading They ALWAYS know.
Pinterest is awesome. I remember when I first discovered it. I was so careful with what I pinned. I wanted my boards to be carefully curated. I would only pin things that I thought were a reflection of me. I didn’t over pin and I was very exacting with what I wanted to display. Prior… Continue reading Food Allergies=Bane Of My Existence
I’m convinced that everybody has a thing. You know, someone will talk about a hobby or something that they like to do, and we say, “Oh I’d never have time for that.” You think they are so great or so crazy depending on what it is and who you are, and you think you are… Continue reading Obsessions of our Time.
Lessons from the Great Bai Laoshi I call my dad Bai Laoshi. Translation: Professor Bourgerie in Chinese. He has taught many people a lot of stuff. Chinese, Cantonese, Syntax, Asian Stuff, you know, the usual. In addition to all of that, he has taught me some pretty amazing life lessons. Here is a list of… Continue reading Fathers Day.
Change is hard for me. I am very dependent on my routine and a deviation from it can be quite difficult. I like to have my routine, my schedule, my bearings. When I go on vacation, I take certain things with me and set up as soon as I get to my destination. I take… Continue reading Adapting.
I’m a googler. I google everything. My husband gets mad at me because when we're watching movies together at home, I will start to google information about the movie and the actors. By the end of the movie, I know it all. I also google health questions. If I get a weird twinge or pain-… Continue reading My Itchy Pregnancy.
Motherhood is tiring. I’m not referring to the actual mothering part of motherhood. I am referring to the judgment. The rules. C-Section vs. Natural Formula vs. Breast Organic vs. Not Wooden Toys vs. Plastic Toys Co-Sleeping vs. Crib Sleep training in general. The list is infinite. What inspired me to start this blog was that… Continue reading Measuring up.
So. I have a memory. Baby E was three months old. My sister and her husband were over for dinner. Baby E started to cry and my husband rushed over to calm him down. E was not an easy baby. He cried. ALL THE TIME. My sister remarked that his soothing method seemed quite complicated, and… Continue reading Introducing Baby E.
Britney Spears is my favorite. Judge away, but there is something about her. I am a Britney lover and I think she is the best. I was watching her Billboard Music Awards performance today. I googled it, and the first video that came up was of a man mocking her. He said something along the… Continue reading Post Partum Preparedness