Language explosion

While he was very stoic and mono-expression before, Little Brother is becoming quite the character, is generous with his smiles, and has quite the appetite.[1]despite not going up to a week, sometimes! :( Some things he enjoys: he prefers soft veggies like squashes over green leafy […]

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Two and a half

Continuing on the theme of two, and just before the second month of the year, Bean reached two and a half, and here’s what she’s been learning (play-based): Language In under two playdates with a 4-year old, her English vocabulary and frequency of use has exploded; now, […]

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First night away

I had a chance to spend a night away a few weekends ago sans child (and husband) for the first time and while I had moments where another friend’s almost 2-year old daughter reminded me of Bean, the experience felt strangely quite liberating, especially at […]

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The world of acronyms

BTSC, BASC, BPSC, BESC, BRD, BBID, BES, BIS, BDS…this is just a shortlist of the myriad of acronyms that I encountered at my last job — of course not all of them started with the letter B. I must not have been the only one […]

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