Monthly Archives: August 2009

the first (confinement) month

well, we have officially made it through the first month of kaylah’s life.  while we chose to go western-style for prenatal and delivery care… the postpartum period was all chinese-style.  That means the first month after delivery is 坐月子 “zuo yuezi”.  Literally translated, it means sitting the first month, others have translated it as the […]

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giving birth in China

it’s been just about a month now since giving birth to our second baby, and i am slowly emerging from the fog of having a newborn.  some people can’t believe we delivered a baby in china – though i imagine it’s not *that* uncommon of an occurrence here. =)  but for those of you who […]

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just a couple for now…

hard to believe my baby is almost 2 weeks old already. time is going by fast.  we’ll be leaving shanghai in a few days and head back to our home in ningbo.  things just keep changing… so in the midst of everything, still trying to capture a few moments.

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a week ago…

we welcomed this lovely baby girl into our family. welcome to the world kaylah. and 7 years ago, today, marks the beginning of this family, when me and luke got married. happy anniversary dear. =) the number 7 marks a sense of completeness or perfection – appropriate now that our family is further completed. more […]

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