Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get to Work

I have never been more motivated to work. It is so exciting to sit down and focus on my own business. And it helps to think that I only have two solid days a week when my baby is in daycare to work. It makes all this time more valuable. One of the main difficulties…

Life After Baby: Beginning My Journey as a Freelancer

Our baby is almost 5 months old and I’m finally starting to fit in some time for myself. I’ve been able to do yoga once a day with the FitStar Yoga app on iPad. What helped us was getting him in a schedule of eat-play-sleep. I’ll write a later post soon with a free download…

Are GDiapers Good? How to Successfully Use GDiapers

I always knew I wanted to try cloth diapers with our baby. Well, the baby is here, 2 months old, and we’ve been using cloth diapers since week 3. It was pretty easy to convince my boyfriend to jump on the CD wagon; the savings made so much sense. Initially, he was reluctant to try…

What To Do About Your Expectations When You’re Expecting

I had a mini-meltdown yesterday. However, you have to understand before reading my post that, at the end of the day, I’m truly grateful for how things are, even if they were not what I expected. I’m pregnant with my first child. From the beginning, I was prepared to do everything right, to give a…

The Business of Mother’s Day

It is strange to think I will soon be celebrating my first Mother’s Day. I used to think it was more of a Asian-mom-guilt-tripping Day because it was always one of those days that my Mom reminded me and my brother that we didn’t express our love enough to her on that particular day. I…

Be Curious to Learn More Today

I was a very independent child. Both my parents were over-their-heads busy working minimum wage jobs. And my brother was 7 years older than me. I was definitely not cool enough to play with him. I don’t remember a lot of playtime together with my parents. They drove me to piano, painting, Vietnamese, and swimming…

Do What You Love When You’re Ready, Sort of

When my boyfriend and I decided to have a baby, it was easy. We definitely knew we wanted kids together and we just decided to start a family sooner than later. That’s a bit unconventional for most people, but waiting a few months or a few years would not have changed our decision to have…