Feb 28, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Books, Cute, Wishlist

Le Petit Prince Moleskine Limited Edition

The purveyor of my favorite notebooks has done it again. Moleskine has announced a collection of limited edition notebooks which pays tribute to the classic tale by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: Le Petit Prince (or, The Little Prince in English). The Little Prince has been one of my favorite books ever since I first read it in […]

Feb 26, 2011  •  In Baby, Claire, Parenting, Personal


Claire seems to be teething.  🙁 She has been extra fussy and irritable the past couple of days. While she doesn’t seem to be drooling more than usual (but then again, she’s been a drooling machine for the past month), she ALWAYS has her fingers in her mouth. She is not eating as much — […]

Feb 25, 2011  •  In Baby, Claire, Motherhood, Parenting, Personal

Sleep Training: How We Did It

As promised, here is my follow-up post to Sleep Training Progress. Before continuing to read, please be advised that in no way am I a sleep expert, and that you should always do your own research and make an educated decision based on your baby and your family’s unique and specific needs. This post only […]

Feb 24, 2011  •  In Aerin, Personal, Pregnancy

An Unexpected Surprise

I have been especially exhausted and cranky as of late. I just chalked it off to the side effects of sleep-training Claire — I was stressed out and mentally drained. Then last week, I felt it. Nausea. Once again I brushed it off as a consequence of exhaustion. But it didn’t go away. And on […]

Feb 24, 2011  •  In Entertainment, Funny, Geek, Personal

No Need to Worry About a Robot Apocalypse (Yet)

Last week, IBM’s supercomputer software Watson made headlines when it competed against two humans on the popular trivia gameshow Jeopardy!…and won. My first thought immediately turned to the famous line from the 1984 film Terminator: They say it got smart. In other words, OH NOES! A PENDING ROBOT APOCALYPSE!!! But before I could start stockpiling weapons, […]

Feb 23, 2011  •  In Baby, Funny, Motherhood, Parenting

Taking #2 for Granted

A couple of weeks ago, we had some friends come visit with their (almost) 2-year-old girl. As the men engaged in their own conversation, the fellow mom turned to me to ask how I was adjusting to life with Claire. “Things were rough in the beginning, but it’s certainly getting better. It’s amazing how much […]

Feb 23, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Marketing/Advertising, Star Wars, Toys

Lego Star Wars: Make Your Own Story

Remember when I wrote about Lego’s brilliant shadow ads? Well, they’ve done it again with the new Lego Star Wars “Make Your Own Story” campaign that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face: Via Laughing Squid. You may also like: Lego Pop Culture Riddles Disney’s Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends 2012 Posters Lego […]