Month: January 2018

First words

A friend recently posted on Facebook her first words to her baby. At first I couldn’t remember mine. Then I paused for a bit and tried to do a rewind. My earliest memory was that first family selfie Joel took but I couldn’t really place in on a timeline. But I did remember that moment …

It takes a village

They say it takes a village to raise a child. They never say that it also takes a village to keep a mother sane. I am so glad there are mommies who figuratively hold my hand as I go through this crazy and tough journey of motherhood and breastfeeding. I am especially thankful for breastfeeding …

Golden moments

Looking back, it’s funny to think that Joel experienced so many highs at the very same place where I had the most painful experiences. While my journey from labor to delivery was a rough ride, Joel’s fatherhood was amazing and it was heartwarming to see it with my own eyes. Well, technically, I was heavily …

Luna’s first Christmas

After giving birth and getting released from the hospital, Joel and I together with Luna made our way to my parents’ home in Fairview (FAR-view!). Weekly hospital visits were tough since we had to go through the infamous Commonwealth traffic. One time, we left at 5:30 AM and got stuck in Fairview well until 9 …