Author Archive for BabyChin


Mrs. High Heel’s Ultimate Baby Registry: 2015 Edition

A few years ago, I created an Ultimate Baby Registry that I could direct my friends to because I had some registry regret after I had my first child.  Being the first of my friends giving birth, and not really knowing anyone who had young infants, I was at a loss at what to register for.  Once […]


Waiting is Not Easy… and Other Lessons

What I’m about to share is probably one of the harder parenting decisions I’ve had to make, but I have a feeling it won’t even compare to what’s in store. It has not been easy trying to figure out how to tread the parenting waters. There is a lot of second-guessing as I just try […]


To Hold Time in My Hands

I have always been a sentimental person, but when my dad passed away when I was 16… the intensity of that sentiment grew. It changed me. It dawned on me how short and fleeting life is, and to not take things for granted. There are so many questions I wish I could’ve asked him; so […]


25 Creative Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

I have fond memories of going Christmas tree shopping with my parents every year, always the day after Thanksgiving.  They would let us pick out the tree, strap it back to the back of our SUV, and we’d spend the afternoon decorating away.  I have always loved the smell of pine infiltrating the house – […]


Figuring Out Sleep When Adding a 2nd Child to the Family

Amongst all the worries that ran through my head when we decided to add a 2nd child to the family, the one that really kept me up at night was probably the issue of sleep! As parents, we all know how sacred sleep is, and how hard it can be to come by, especially those […]


25 Possibilities for Playing Pretend – A Gift Guide

Ever since Noelle turned 3, she has really ramped up her pretend play, and as she turns the corner to 4 she is getting even more elaborate with her imagination. It is so fun to see how she emulates adulthood in the ways that she projects onto her pretend play toys. Pretend play is more than […]

The Ultimate Galbijjim (Korean Braised Short Ribs) Recipe

Galbijjim is a very popular Korean braised short ribs dish known for its combination of salty and sweet, infused in falling off the bone short ribs. I usually reserve this recipe for the most special of occasions, like Christmas, but it is perfect for the winter months when you want something warm and hearty to […]

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