Updated: June 22nd to add spiritual progress and clarifications. Today was the first day of summer The longest day of the year … It’s the final season before Buddha (more on why I decided to call my son Buddha later) turns one. SAD FACE!!!! The day we came home from the hospital was the fall […]Read More Happy Summer Solstice
This weekend, I learned the importance of understanding the intentions that motivates someone’s (in)action. I have an amazing father that is not my blood, nonetheless he is an absolutely amazing man and father. He’s caring, honest and always speaks highly of me and my son. He has raised me for the past 20 years and […]Read More Father’s Day
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.
Context: Hurricane Harvey occurred 3 weeks before and we can talk about that later. I last saw my OB/GYN the Wednesday before for my, then, weekly checkups and she told me I was a centimeter dilated, she said this was normal because of the weight of the baby pushing on my cervix. She set my […]Read More My Delivery Story
When this blog was started in 2013, I had the intentions of keeping my friends and family in the loop of my study abroad adventures. Now, almost 5 years later, this often neglected domain is being revisited and repurposed into a blog that will voice my perspective as a new parent, former cultural commentator, and […]Read More Repurpose