Sep 30, 2014  •  In Claire, Motherhood, Personal

Happy 4th Birthday, Claire!

At this time 4 years ago, I was admitted to the labor & delivery ward of Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ. 11 and a half hours later, our Claire Emmanuelle entered this world.   I love her for her confidence and sass. I love her for her for her curiosity, intelligence, and hilariously sharp […]

Sep 24, 2014  •  In Beauty, Korean, Personal, Reviews, Shopping

My Korean Skincare Routine: An Update

It’s been almost 3 months since I ventured into the wonderful world of Korean skincare products. (Not sure what I’m talking about? See here and here.) And because I have tried a few new products since my last post on the subject, I wanted to give you guys an update.   First things first: how is my […]

Sep 22, 2014  •  In Aerin, Parenting, Personal

Chalazion

A couple of months ago, we noticed a small lump under Aerin’s left lower eyelid. (You can kinda see it in the first picture from this post about summer camp.) It wasn’t painful and it didn’t seem to bother her, so we took the “wait and see” approach. But over the weeks, the lump grew larger […]

Sep 16, 2014  •  In Information, Personal, Tutorials

In All Seriousness…

I dislike talking politics. I also tend to avoid hot-button issues of the international nature, because there are just so many damn perspectives to consider, and someone always gets screwed somehow. (Trust me, I know. I majored in International Studies at one of the top programs in the country.) But ISIS. Sigh. It’s an issue that […]