Mother of Dragon

I’d heard stories about being a mother of a boy and to be prepared for a childhood filled with skinned knees and broken bones. This morning, I got initiated into the club as my sweet petite, at 19 months and 2 days old, got his first stitches. It’s hard as a parent not to beat […]

Happy Birthday

  Today is your birthday, my sweet baby boy. You’re one year old today. ONE! I’m writing this for you. I’m writing this because I couldn’t let this day pass without telling you a million times how much I love you. And kissing you a million times. And hugging you a million times. (Which, between […]

Rags to Riches

I have a hate-hate relationship with Buffalo Exchange. If you don’t know what Buffalo Exchange is (consider yourself lucky to live in a non-hipster city), it’s a thrift shop where people can buy and also sell their clothes. Given Los Angeles’ year round almost-always-the-same climate, I find that I tire of my clothes here a lot […]