Nov 27, 2013  •  In Aerin, Personal

Wishing for Health

I don’t have much time, so I’ll make this quick… Aerin’s surgery on Monday went very well. She is recovering nicely and has been running around like nothing has happened. But that same night, we had to rush J to the E.R. and he has been in the hospital since with a kidney infection. They’re […]

Nov 20, 2013  •  In Claire, Motherhood, Parenting, Personal


Last week, my mother told me something that made me want to lock myself in a dark room and sob like a little girl. You see, Claire had told her, “엄마는 다정이 안좋아해. 엄마는 효정이만 좋아해.” (“Mommy doesn’t like Claire. Mommy only likes Aerin.”) Now, I know that kids often say things they don’t necessarily mean. […]

Nov 13, 2013  •  In Entertainment, Movies, Web

Guess the Movie, Emoji Edition

Below are 50 movies depicted in emoji form. Can you guess them all? (I will post the answers in the comments section. I’m not sure I should be proud of the fact that I got all of them without a problem…?) Via WeKnowMemes. You may also like: 5 Things I Found on the Internet This […]

Nov 11, 2013  •  In Beauty, Books, Photography, Sports

Olympic Athlete Bodies, Side by Side

They’re the best of the best, aren’t they? The cream of the crop, the pick of the litter. The finest, most talented, and most dedicated athletes at any given moment. You’d think they’d somewhat resemble each other. Okay, so I know that people come in all different shapes and sizes. And it’s obvious that there exists […]

Nov 1, 2013  •  In Aerin, Personal

Happy Birthday, Aerin!

As of 9:20am today, our Aerin Isabel turns 2 years old. When I updated our speech therapist on the status of Aerin’s hearing — that she is, indeed, still hearing impaired and will need tubes placed in her ears — the reaction was one of pure shock. “Just judging by the tremendous progress she has […]