The Grass is Not Always Greener

I'm a mom of two, but sometimes I feel like a fraud. Sometimes I fret about how other people see me when I'm out with my kids, and not because of how I parent. But because of how I look, which is absolutely absurd, but, nonetheless, a true experience. I'm one of those ageless Asians. … Continue reading The Grass is Not Always Greener

My Late Preterm Babies

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. I debated for a while about whether I should write about my premature babies because, even though they were born early, they are far from the tiny babies born at twenty-something weeks who had to spend weeks to months in the NICU and face a lifetime of health, emotional, and … Continue reading My Late Preterm Babies

I Have a Boy and a Girl, But That’s Not Why I’m Done

A lot of people see I have one of each and say something along the lines of, "Oh, you have one of each, so you must be done!" Yes, I have one of each. Yes, I am done. But not because I have one of each. And sometimes I wish I had more confidence and … Continue reading I Have a Boy and a Girl, But That’s Not Why I’m Done

Surviving Baby’s First Cold

Is it normal for a baby getting sick for the first time to act like he or she isn't sick? Maybe. Maybe not. I don't know. My son caught his first cold at 8 months, my daughter at 7 months. When my son got sick, he had just learned to crawl. I always thought a … Continue reading Surviving Baby’s First Cold