First Christmas

This Christmas was a little more special than usual: it was Little Bean’s first Christmas, and not only was it a white one, but it was also our first Christmas spent at home in KW (we usually travel during the week between Christmas and New […]

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Four

Month four marks the end of the fourth trimester. Yep, you heard right,  they say that the first three months is the “fourth” trimester, the adjustment period that a baby takes to wake up to the world. What else happened in the fourth trimester? My […]

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What do you do all day?

Now that I’m on maternity leave, and spend most of my time at home (which I don’t actually mind), one of the most commonly asked questions is, “What do you do all day?” My inner voice might have interpreted the question as, “What do you […]

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On Halloween (Reprise)

  While our babe is still young and doesn’t understand the implications of Halloween, a couple of parents have brought up the topic of Halloween and its influence on young children. Most of our culture today see Halloween as a fun day (much like Zombie […]

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New experiences

Some students look forward to returning to school in the fall, but I don’t recall being one of them. Yet, I look forward to new workplace experiences. Maybe it’s the introvert in me (or that I’m insecure), but I tend to get the first-day jitters […]

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