back into it

i've been mia from the blogosphere and it makes me sad that i didn't chronicle the entire month of september. not a day went by without me thinking about finally writing another entry, but i kept putting it off for "tomorrow." so much has happened since then.. umm, mostly just life.. with two kids. but… Continue reading back into it

happy birthday, penny

penny is 2! some of the things penny is doing these days is counting to 15, pointing out the numbers 1-4 on signs and pictures, and recognizing letters like c, e, and o (C.E.O. - hmm, i wonder if that will mean anything ). call me crazy but since penny was born i've tried to… Continue reading happy birthday, penny

snow days & birthdays

2017 is already turning out to be a busy year: yet another one filled with babies, weddings, and birthdays. many of my friends and acquaintances had babies in 2015 (the year i had penny) and most of them are having their second this year. this includes my friend, and neighbor, yan, who kicked off the… Continue reading snow days & birthdays

happy holidays

i had my 24-week checkup this morning. it was brief and everything went well. i've been keeping track of my weight gain like i did for penny, and i've gained 6.3 lb. so far. at this point with penny, i had gained 10.7 lb. and 18 lb. overall, right up until penny was born. i… Continue reading happy holidays

busy, busy, busy!

“Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney Co. penny is so alert and curious these days. as she becomes more and more aware of the world, she… Continue reading busy, busy, busy!

penny’s first christmas

'twas a very merry christmas! i was so excited to celebrate our first christmas as a family because it's such an important, and festive, holiday. christmas is also my mom's birthday. it's rough having your birthday fall on the biggest holiday of the year and sharing it with jesus so we try to make it special for… Continue reading penny’s first christmas

thankful

it's already december! one more month and it'll be 2016. i have gone through so many firsts with penny and soon it'll be her first christmas 🙂 last week was thanksgiving, my favorite holiday, and we had been planning to go up to boston to celebrate it with my side of the family. for those… Continue reading thankful