Archive for April 2017

Link Roundup – April 28, 2017

It is summer here in the Philippines and very hot and very humid! My hair felt so heavy that I just asked a friend to grab my hair in a ponytail and chop off 5 inches. I don’t even care if it’s crooked (there are no good salons here) — it felt good to get […]


Final Pregnancy Update

  How Far Along: 39 weeks, 3 days Due Date: April 23rd. After meeting with our doctor and discussing my progress, we have a cesarean scheduled for April 25th. More on that decision in a separate blog post! Weight Gain: Up 33 pounds! All throughout my pregnancy, people commented on how small I was and […]


Meal Time with a 15-month old

Meal time can be frustrating. AmIright? Or at least, I hope I’m not the only one who feels this way! I want my little guy to eat healthy and heartily, but sometimes I feel like he’s eating very little and with minimal variety. Before we moved into the world of solids, I pictured him eating all […]


Korean Cold Noodle Salad

Every time the weather starts warming up, my body starts craving fresh, crisp veggies (as opposed to the belly-warming soups that I crave in winter). Anyone with me?? So I recently decided to whip up one of my all-time favorite salads.  It is a Korean cold noodle salad, and I like to make this for potlucks […]

18 weeks

Pregnancy Update: 18 Weeks

It’s been six weeks since my last pregnancy update, so here we go! I haven’t had an ultrasound since I hit 12 weeks, but we will get to see baby on the screen again in just two short weeks. I’m full-on wearing nothing but maternity clothes now and sleeping with my pregnancy pillow every night. […]

What I Want My Husband to Know

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time and I often wonder if the things I am thinking or feeling are also things that other moms are thinking or feeling. Usually I am hoping that there are people who understand what I am feeling at any given moment, but especially so now that I […]


Destination: Taipei, Taiwan

We took a 9 day trip to Taiwan LAST May (yes, this post is just a little overdue!), and had a fantastic time! Since it’s around that time of year again where people are thinking of places to travel, I figured it’s better late than never to write this post. I was actually raised in Taiwan up […]

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