Summer 2019: Back to the City (w/ Kids) – Part 1/3

Summer 2019: Back to the City (w/ Kids) – Part 1/3

New York, New York! I love New York City; like legit LOVE NYC. I've been saying this for years - even though the last time I was there was 2008. I first visited NYC while in middle school 1997/1998 on an East Coast field trip; I don't remember much other than I had an amazing [...]

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Summer 2019: Growing to Love Columbus

Summer 2019: Growing to Love Columbus

This Summer has been a whirlwind! We started the Summer in Hong Kong. We left during the first few weeks of the protests, July 1st. It was Malachi's first time on an airplane and he did great. Teething, feverish and needed meds, but it kept him relatively calm for the 15+ hour flight (I also [...]

My Abu Dhabi Birth Story

My Abu Dhabi Birth Story

By the time we were ready to try, I didn't expect to get pregnant so fast - on the first attempt; literally the FIRST try, one day during my fertility week (same story when it comes to Malachi, I know the exact day both of my boys were conceived).

Date Night: Tips & Misconceptions

Date Night: Tips & Misconceptions

As new parents, your baby becomes your entire world and you bond deeply over this little person(s) that you made together. Eventually, you reach a point when you look at each other and you can't remember the last conversation you had that wasn't about work, money, or your child(ren).

2 Boys: Same Same, But Oh So Different!

2 Boys: Same Same, But Oh So Different!

Motherhood has challenged me in ways I could in no way prepare for; and it's filled me with such a deep love and fulfillment I can't attempt to articulate in a paragraph.

Have Kids, Will Travel

Have Kids, Will Travel

This year my husband and I decided 2018 is the year of NO TRAVEL! We'll spend our first Summer in Hong Kong this year. We've traveled every year since moving abroad in 2009.

Hong Kong Mama’s Silent Lift Anger

Hong Kong Mama’s Silent Lift Anger

I'm not bold enough to call out strangers, I also sometimes struggle with impostor syndrome since, well, I'm a foreigner in this country but I want them to follow my cultural etiquette when it comes to lifts!