days go by

they say it gets easier as the children grow older... and it's true. ezra is already 8 months old and he rarely gives me trouble. penny, on the other hand... she has been having better days lately and it may be because she's well-rested. penny had been going through a weird phase a few months ago… Continue reading days go by

nearing the end

i'm on week 35. i sound like a broken record, but it's unreal how quickly this pregnancy has gone by. i recall being excited, nervous, and scared for penny's arrival but i have a few more emotions to add to this one: sadness and guilt. i know, i know, i talked about guilt in my last… Continue reading nearing the end

2017 – year of the rooster

happy new year! from what i've seen on social media, 2016 was a terrible year for a lot of people. i'm not sure if they actually felt that way or thought the memes and gifs they shared were funny.. but it's too bad because 2016 was one of the best years of my life. penny… Continue reading 2017 – year of the rooster

the remedy

cold season has arrived. penny had two canceled play dates in the past two weeks due to her friends' illnesses. i tried in vain to prevent penny from getting sick but you can only do so much. after 9 boogie-filled days, penny seems to have fully recovered. it all began early monday morning (10/17) when i… Continue reading the remedy

life is good

my right arm is hovering over the keyboard as i type this entry because the stitches on my wrist prevent me from applying too much pressure on it. on monday night, what was supposed to have been a relaxing and delicious family dinner turned out to be disastrous instead. as dennis grilled 삼겹살, or pork… Continue reading life is good