15 months

What is new with Oliver? New physical skill: He walks (!!) with purpose now, ever so careful to crawl down a step and continue his slow jaunt around. It’s so interesting to see a little person develop, knowing that there really are certain things that are innate, very nature vs nurture. He has never been …

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Sleepy head

I took a three hour nap on Sat and a three hour nap on Sun and still went to bed, lights out by 9:30pm both days. This tells me a couple things. One – Ollie gets his sleep habits from his mama. Two – I must be doggone tired. Three – when someone tells me …

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Ollie Walks

This post should have the Yeezy soundtrack for Jesus Walks playing in the background, because Hallelujah, Ollie walks! We’ve seen him take steps here and there, but he by and large resisted the push to become bipedal. Seeing that he clearly was ready and able, made it all that much frustrating. But we knew he …

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Gratitude and Indignation

I’m not one to get emotional at work. It’s just not how I operate, not what I do. Part of it is probably that I never really cared enough to really get worked up. But this week, during a 1:1 meeting, I was in the middle of telling my manager how much I appreciated her …

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14 Months

This month, not a lot has changed. Ollie still doesn’t like to walk. He’ll take a few steps here and there when he doesn’t realize he’s actually walking, but flat out stop and sit on his booty when he notices no one is supporting him. Gymboree is something he seems to enjoy now, participating in …

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New Beginnings

I struggled with the search, having a hard time finding something I liked. So finally, fed up with the process, I said,  Eff it. If it’s not meant to be, it’s not meant to be. Cest la vie. I put an end date to the job search and thought, if nothing good comes before March …

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$40 for 30

It might be an inherent quality of being an Asian that if you see an “unlimited” option, you almost always select it and try to get the most for your $$. Buffets and yoga are no different, it seems. $40 for 30 days of yoga is obviously an amazing deal.  At first I thought, if …

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All out of sorts

It’s tough when your baby is sick, because you think you have plans and schedules? Yeah right. Good luck keeping any of them right now. This past weekend was a first though, because Ollie was not only sick, but he just would. not. sleep. He went through an entire day without a nap. And for …

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