Bedtime Stalling 101

Oh my daughter already has a PhD on this one—she can push her bedtime a full two hours if I let her 😁 Bedtime Stalling 101  (from Scary Mommy) Bedtime Stalling is something every toddler should master by age two. If you use my personally-tested strategies, by the end of this post, you should be…

Three is More Terrible Than Two

I just came across this article from Scary Mommy a couple of days ago and feel I have to share it here. It’s so hilariously funny, but at the same time, so true—something we parents can identify with… Well, at least I can identify with it 😁   10 Reasons age three is far more…

Day 3: Dunas de Maspalomas

A holiday in Gran Canaria would, perhaps, be incomplete without at least a visit to the sand dunes of Maspalomas. So for today, we decided to do just that 😊  It isn’t our first time there—we’ve been there three years ago. But the trip was well worth it. There were plenty of subjects to take…

Roller coaster second day

Just when I was starting to believe our string of bad luck ended with the dawning of a new day, something happens that proves otherwise. At this point I must first mention that, in addition to the mishap regarding in-flight meals yesterday, we also accidentally forgot a bag of duty-free items on the plane. Emphasis…

WestJet Christmas cheer

  … I sure wish we were on that flight…! Or that Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) pulls off something similar 🙂

What the f***?!?!

Pardon my English… I don’t usually like to use bad words in public, and most especially not when I’m writing my first entry after a long hiatus. But then I’m just about at the edge of my patience here. We’re at the international airport in Taipei, for what is supposed to be a short stop-over…

Almost there…

Ok. I know. The hubby has said it a thousand times. Lately I have been very much obsessed with being able to make that most finicky of all French baked goods– the almighty macaron 🙂 Yup, ever since I tasted my first macaron from l’Atelier Jean Luc Pelé in Cannes, it has become my obsession…

All clear!!

We’ve just received a call from the hospital– I don’t need to undergo amniocentesis! They said the levels of free β-hCG and PAPPA in my blood are normal. They added that at this point, the chances of my baby having trisomy is considerably lower than the chances of miscarriage following amniocentesis. I am happy for…