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  • My Failed Attempt at Chinese Confinement

    I would like to make a confession.  I CHEATED!  Yup, I totally did. I am Chinese and therefore, am encouraged to abide by the First Month of Confinement rules after giving birth, also known as "zuo yue" in Chinese.  If you haven't heard of such a thing, it entails the new mom being on a very st... View Post
  • LOVED by Blythe | Top 10 Toddler Sleepover Gear

    My husband and I are not great at planning ahead and definitely not the most prepared when it came to having our first child, Blythe.  While people were out setting up baby registries and shopping for baby essentials, we waited and basically decided to "wing it".  One because we were tight on bud... View Post
  • Against All Odds - My Breastfeeding Journey

    When I had Blythe, I was the textbook definition of worst-case breastfeeding scenario.  I had all the odds stacked up against me.  Like many new moms, I was frustrated and angry.  I felt resentment against friends who were complaining to me about engorged breasts and how "messy" it was because th... View Post