breastfeeding Archive

Going Head to Head With My Mom

Going Head to Head With My Mom

My mom and I didn’t really get along until I moved away. Even then, our relationship was tricky. As the oldest and a first generation Vietnamese-American, we butted heads about many things. Usually it had something to do with how my mom …
A Test of Parenting Skills

A Test of Parenting Skills

My last three days have been overtaken by sick children. I know it’s normal for kids to get sick this time of the year. Sometimes I question myself because the whining drives me crazy! How am I supposed to be caring and …
Hey, My Baby Is Bilingual!

Hey, My Baby Is Bilingual!

During coffee with friends this morning, I had to do a little bragging. Jaxson now speaks 5 words: mum (Vietnamese for nurse or breastfeed in our family, but it literally means to gnaw), ăn (to eat in Vietnamese), Mama, Da (for daddy), …
Taking Health For Granted

Taking Health For Granted

  I’ve been MIA this week because I got sick over the weekend and got worse during the week. Thankfully I’m doing much better now that I am on the right meds. I’ve always felt very lucky that hubby has great health …