March 2010 Archives


debriefing on travel as a family

{Taken just moments before somebody fell asleep in my arms, thus the lack of cooperation} Vacations are so tricky as a family. Long gone are the days of alternating between napping and playing sudoku during a flight. When we’re traveling, it’s all hands on deck, firing on all cylinders, all OBaby, all the time. It’s… Read more »


doing Portland, baby style

We touched down in a sunny, 68° Portland, Oregon on Wednesday afternoon. It was so nice I could hardly stand it. Since we’re at the coast much of our time in state, we decided to stick around the city and do some browsing of the shops on 23rd while eating gelato with those cute little… Read more »


the thing about eight month olds

With all of OBaby’s awareness of and engagement in his environment lately has come something bitter-sweet: preference. Classic ‘give it to me, I want it now’ preference that he has learned how to articulate quite clearly. What’s that OBaby? You want Mommy to walk you up and down the aisle of the plane and not… Read more »