journal, motherhood

Fallen In Love

Bedtime. We were already on the bed.. lights off, ready to sleep. Suddenly,   Little Dynamo: Mommy, what is “fallen asleep”? Me: When you see somebody sleeping, that person has fallen asleep. Little Dynamo: Mommy, what is “fallen in love”? — huh? What the…? What is he talking about? —- Me: Where did you hear… Read More Fallen In Love

life in korea, motherhood

On a Mission

I am on a mission: Not to go near people with a lot of negative vibes! While I appreciate other mom’s desire to be friends with my son, I also have a need to protect my son to be the boy that he is right now – free-spirited, sometimes naughty, sometimes stubborn. I don’t want… Read More On a Mission


Breastfeeding in Public

On those rare times I complain about Baby Dynamo totally rejecting the feeding bottle, DO NOT BELIEVE ME. I actually LOVE breastfeeding. In fact, I advocate breastfeeding. When I received my regular updates from today, I was filled with more confidence to breastfeed even in public – which I always do, by the way.… Read More Breastfeeding in Public


Being A Mom

I stumbled upon this treasure in my email inbox. This was forwarded by a friend three years ago. Allow me to share this with you: We are sitting at lunch one day when my daughter casually mentions that she and her husband are thinking of “starting a family.” “We’re taking a survey,” she says half-joking. “Do… Read More Being A Mom