Jun 30, 2011  •  In Blogging, Personal, Web

Online Handles

I saw an article titled “How Dumb Was Your First Online Handle?” yesterday on Gizmodo and I couldn’t help but let out a small giggle. It sure brought back some good memories… The year was 1996.  Everyone was talking about the wonderful new invention called the internet.  AOL was starting to gain in popularity, especially […]

Jun 29, 2011  •  In Aerin, Claire, Comang, Parenting, Personal, Relationships

First Child Syndrome

Lately I have been losing my patience with Comang. So much so, that the thought of giving him away has entered my mind on more than a few occasions.  🙁 Our beloved shih-tzu has a classic case of first child syndrome. He is insanely jealous of the attention that Claire receives and is adding undue […]

Jun 29, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Funny, Geek, Web

Organizational Charts for Tech Companies

Designer Manu Cornet brings us a funny take on how some of the biggest tech companies must be organized. I would say that it’s pretty accurate — do you agree? Via Business Insider. You may also like: Browser Girls Popular Websites as Classic Boardgames If Web Browsers Were Celebrities [Infographic] Watch Star Wars in Text Animation

Jun 28, 2011  •  In Baby, Education, Parenting, Personal, Relationships, Toys

A Genderless Preschool

Earlier today, I read about Egalia, a Swedish preschool that aims to break down gender stereotypes. At this taxpayer-funded preschool located in the liberal Sodermalm district of Stockholm, staff avoid using pronouns such as “him” or “her” and address the 33 children as “friends” rather than boys and girls. Every little detail — from the color and […]

Jun 28, 2011  •  In Baby, Claire, Comang, Cute, Motherhood, Personal

Claire Learns to Wave Bye

J and I took Claire to visit some friends over the weekend, and when we were all saying our respective goodbyes, Claire started waving bye too! Immediately J and I looked at each other with raised eyebrows. We hadn’t been trying to teach her how to wave, so we thought it might just be some […]

Jun 28, 2011  •  In Aerin, Food, Personal, Pregnancy

Chocolate Chip Cookies Without the Chocolate Chips

The #1 craving I have had this pregnancy? Chips Ahoy! Chocolate Chip Cookies…without the chocolate chips. Does such a thing even exist? To be honest I have never liked chocolate much. I actually don’t like most sweets and have not craved many sweets with either pregnancy. But there is something about the carb-laden “cookie” part […]

Jun 27, 2011  •  In Books, Funny, Geek, Star Wars

Harry Potter vs. Star Wars

I wonder if Harry Potter will hold the same significance to my kids’ generation as Star Wars does for mine? Via Reddit. Edited to add on 7/3/11: Did you know that I’m giving away THREE Amazon gift cards, valued at $100, $50, and $25? Head on over to the giveaway page for a chance to […]