Last Christmas my dad got the kids the Selfie Santa and I rolled my eyes every time one of them pushed the button (which was A LOT) to make him sing, side step, and take a selfie ("with the elfie"). But after a while, seeing the kids so rhapsodic I decided to take a deep breath and embrace the spirit of… Continue reading selfies
Let's just say that I got (a little) carried away when Asha said she wanted to play with a cardboard box and some crayons. I couldn't keep myself from tinkering with her doodles until eventually the cardboard box was a rocket ship! It almost tops the cardboard cat I made for her once. It was… Continue reading Weekend fun
I laughed out loud while reading designer and stylist Emily henderson's blog post about life with two young kids. It is one of the truest things I've read so far about being a parent. There are definitely days when I want to cry and sometimes I don't even know if it's because I am happy or… Continue reading two kids and a rose bush
Start running outside: The weather outside is perfect right now and I am happy to be back amongst the lush green parks to take up running again. I was so turned off by the whole running thing after my marathon back in 2011 and it was mainly because I missed running in nature as opposed… Continue reading March To-do list!
When we were planning to move to Raleigh, one of the biggest comforts about the area and our decision in favor of it (beside having the grandparents close by) was that our friends Raj and Amisha had made the same decision too and moved here a year ago from Boston. We all went to UNC together and… Continue reading A Weekday Dinner with Friends.
The kids are finally asleep and I am sitting on the couch watching Parts Unknown on the Travel Channel and eating cereal straight out of the Trader Joe's O's box. I am in a happy place!! This Christmas eve was quiet and uneventful. The funniest part was perhaps Asha deciding that it was too hot… Continue reading It was the night before Christmas…