My second child and first daughter, Maya Katherine Laird has arrived on February 15, 2013. She has been such a wonderful addition to our family. Now that we have two kids with no relatives we can count on, things can be pretty hectic, especially around the house. So, I have established a “1 minute rule”… Read More 1 minute rule
Hope you all mothers have an amazing Mother’s Day! I had the best ever one thanks to my mother who flew all the way from Japan and my husband who sent my mother and me to a mani treat at Haven Spa in Sidney, BC! I have been to Haven Spa (again thanks to my… Read More Happy Mother’s Day!
I just joined “Dove Movement” (www.dovemovement.com) through a blog of super woman @YukariP. For me, I had suffered from low self-esteem from about 16 to 25 years old, especially with my body images. I had believed I was too fat and then I was too thin. I have experienced severe eating disorders such as anorexia… Read More Self-esteem
As to my hubby’s previous blog, I should take some responsibility letting him slip back into bad habits…With the arrival of our son, we just haven’t been able to cook the same healthy meals and snacks that we used to eat. We used to start every morning with a room temperature water with a 1/2… Read More We will fix it!
Oh man… I stepped on the scale today for the first time in about a year, and received a shock. I gained 20 pounds since my son was born 11 months ago. If you count the 10 pounds I gained since the same time in 2008, I’ve gained 30 pounds in 2 years. All the… Read More How did it come to this?
Ryo likes to be a little monster these days. He demands to get up around 3am (if not shortly after midnight!) and play. As long as I let him up and play with him, he is very happy; however, it is EARLY morning (or LATE night for those without kids!), and I used to try… Read More Don’t fight, but enjoy!