Category Archives: Parenting

Children’s Eyeworks & the Importance of Sunglasses

Sunglasses may seem like a novelty for babies and small kids, but they’re actually quite important. As my friend Divina–owner of the wonderful Children’s Eyeworks and mother of two–pointed out to me, children have more sensitive eyes than adults do and spend … Continue reading

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Traveling To Japan With Small Children, Part 2: Three Days in Tokyo

Nick and I planned our Japan trip to encompass three days in Tokyo and four in Kyoto. Three days is not much time in Tokyo, especially when accounting for jet lag and a slow moving kid and pregnant lady, so we … Continue reading

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Traveling To Japan With Small Children, Part 1: The Planning

Last month Nick, Violet and I traveled to Kyoto and Tokyo on vacation. We had a wonderful time in Japan site seeing, visiting old friends, trying new foods and experiencing Japanese culture, but not surprisingly, traveling with a toddler–and while pregnant–is … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy 2014 (almost)! These last few months I’d taken a break from blogging to focus on family, but I’m happy to be coming back with a lot to share in the new year. 2013 was a busy year filled with some … Continue reading

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DIY Name Tags for Clothing

Next week Vi starts (play)school and, like most schools, it is requested that you label all of your kid’s clothing. It’s a little costly to buy custom made labels, especially when they’re so simple and affordable to make yourself. 1. … Continue reading

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