• Christmas Photos Part 1

    All families have some kind of Christmas photo tradition. Whether it’s going to the mall to get pictures done with Santa Clause or getting pictures taken by the tree or fireplace. Every family has a Christmas picture tradition. Ours started just a little after Andrea was born back home (in Canada). Our close friends gave us the gift of a photo session at their house as our Christmas present and

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  • Making Christmas Cards

    Christmas Cards Every year, we make Christmas cards. We used to sit down with the kids and cut out scrap paper bits to glue and decorate each and every card. That took a good amount of time. It was fun for the kids but it wasn’t that fun for me. The end results weren’t as good as I wished it would be, compared to the time and effort that went

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  • Knowing

    Knowing something ahead and knowing something isn’t going to be there anymore is a feeling and thought you really don’t wanna have in your mind. I know I’m not going to get this moment back again. I know this little monster is going to grow up really fast and this phase of being a little toddler isn’t going to come back. I also know that I’m going to miss this

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  • My thoughts on the 2018 Seoul Private Kindergarten CRAZINESS

    Over the past few weeks, the Ministry of Education in Korea announced the corruption of private kindergartens located in the major cities of Korea. They intentionally (and I say this “intentionally” part with emphasis because I personally do believe that they are doing this for a reason and a purpose) released a list of private kindergartens in Seoul and other major cities of Korea that stated violations and false use

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  • Three

    It’s not easy being a parent to three [totally different] kids. It’s not easy being a parent. Period. Whether you have one or three or five or ten, just being a parent to any living animal is not easy. Even having a dog is hard. I always wanted to be a good mom. I wanted to be the active, knowledgeable mom that the kids could come to at any time,

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  • Practice does make PERFECT

    I love design. I love designing things and working with people who have the skills and passion for design. I don’t like making logos and sitting in front of a computer with Illustrator open, but I love the whole DESIGN, CREATING and making something out of nothing process. Mock up desktop image designed by Yeven_popov I never really wanted to take part in the design and actual “making part” of my

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  • Tis the season

    Tis the season for cappuccinos and hot warm lattes. The weather here in Korea seems to change in an instant. I think I’ve said this before and every year I feel like spring and autumn is just gone and done within a few days. It gets cold so fast. Which calls for hot cappuccinos and lattes! YAY for me cause I LOVE em! [I don’t have a fireplace to sit in

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